Important Days of October
Days of October

Contents

Introduction

• 1st Monday of October – World Habitat Day.

• National Kale Day – first Wednesday of October.

• International Frugal Fun Day – first Saturday of the month.

• World Card Making Day – first Saturday of the month.

• World Smile Day first Friday of month.

• Columbus Day – second Monday of month.

• World Sight Day — 2nd Thursday of October.

• National Fossil Day – Wednesday of Earth Sciences Week.

• Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day -Second Wednesday of month.

• World Egg Day – second Friday of month.

• Sweetest Day – third Saturday of month.

• Mother-In-Law Day – fourth Sunday in October.

• Frankenstein Friday – last Friday in October.

• Make a Difference Day- fourth Saturday of the month, neighbors helping neighbors.

 

October 1:

• International Day of the older/Elderly.

 

• National Homemade Cookies Day.

 

• World Vegetarian Day.

 

October 2:

• International Day of Non-Violence.

 

• National Custodial Worker Day.

 

• Name Your Car Day.

 

October 3:

• World Nature Day.

 

• National Boyfriends Day.

 

• Techies Day.

 

• Virus Appreciation Day.

 

October 4:

• World Animal Day.

 

• National Golf Day.

 

• National Frappe Day.

 

October 5:

• Do Something Nice Day.

 

• World Teacher’s Day.

 

October 6:

• World Wildlife Day.

 

• Come and Take it Day.

 

• Mad Hatter Day.

 

• Physician Assistant Day.

 

October 7:

• Bald and Free Day.

 

October 8:

• American Touch Tag Day.

 

• Oktoberfest in Germany ends, date varies.

 

October 9:

• World Postal or Post-office Day.

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• Curious Events Day.

 

• Fire Prevention Day.

 

• Leif Erikson Day.

 

• Moldy Cheese Day.

 

October 10:

• World Mental Health Day.

 

• International Newspaper Carrier Day.

 

• National Angel Food Cake Day.

 

October 11:

• International Day of the Girl Child.

 

• Emergency Nurses Day- second Wednesday of month.

 

• It’s My Party Day.

 

October 12:

• World Arthritis Day.

 

• Cookbook Launch Day.

 

• Old Farmer’s Day.

 

• Moment of Frustration Day.

 

• National Gumbo Day.

 

October 13:

• International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction.

 

• Friday the 13th.

 

• International Skeptics Day.

 

October 14:

• World Standards Day.

 

• Be Bald and Free Day.

 

• National Dessert Day – take an extra helping, or two.

 

October 15:

• Global Hand Washing Day.

 

• International Day of Rural Women.

 

• World White Cane Safety Day.

 

October 16:

• World Food Day.

 

• Bosses Day.

 

• Dictionary Day.

 

October 17:

• National Pasta Day.

 

• Wear Something Gaudy Day.

 

October 18:

• No Beard Day.

 

October 19:

• Hindu Dilawi Day – date varies.

 

• Evaluate Your Life Day.

 

October 20:

• World Osteoporosis Day.

 

• World Statistics Day.

 

• Brandied Fruit Day.

 

October 21:

• Babbling Day.

 

• Count Your Buttons Day.

 

• National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day.

 

October 22:

• National Nut Day.

 

October 23:

• National Mole Day.

 

• Tv Talk Show Host Day.

 

October 24:

• World Development Information Day.

 

• World Polio Day.

 

• National Bologna Day.

 

• United Nations Day.

 

October 25:

• Punk for a Day Day.

 

• World Pasta Day.

 

October 26:

• National Mincemeat Day.

 

October 27:

• World day for Audio Visual Heritage.

 

• National Tell a Story Day – in Scotland and the U.K.

 

• Navy Day.

 

October 28:

• International Animation Day.

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• Plush Animal Lover’s Day.

 

October 29:

• Hermit Day.

 

• National Frankenstein Day.

 

October 30:

• National Candy Corn Day.

 

• Mischief Night.

 

October 31:

• World Savings Day or world Thrift day.

 

• Carve a Pumpkin Day – no surprise here.

 

• Halloween.

 

• Increase Your Psychic Powers Day.