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Days to Remember in October
October is Awareness Month For:
  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • American Cheese Month
  • American Pharmacist Month
  • Apple Jack Month
  • Awareness Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Clergy Appreciation Month
  • Computer Learning Month
  • Cookie Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Eat Country Ham Month
  • International Drum Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Pizza Month
  • National Popcorn Poppin’ Month
  • National Vegetarian Month
  • National Popcorn Popping Month
  • Sarcastic Month
  • Seafood Month
October Week Events:
  • Week 1 Get Organized Week
  • Week 1 Customer Service Week
  • Week 2 Fire Prevention Week
  • Week 2 Pet Peeve Week
  • 14 – 20 Earth Sciences Week
  • Week 3 Pastoral Care Week
October, 2021 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
  • October 1
    International Coffee Day
    An International Day for the Elderly
    International Frugal Fun Day – first Saturday of the month
    National Homemade Cookies Day
    World Card Making Day – first Saturday of the month
    World Vegetarian Day

  • October 2
    National Custodial Worker Day
    Name Your Car Day
    World Farm Animals Day

  • October 3
    National Boyfriends Day
    Oktoberfest in Germany ends, the date varies
    Techies Day
    Virus Appreciation Day

  • October 4
    National Golf Day
    National Frappe Day
    Yom Kippur – begins at sunset, the date varies

  • October 5
    Do Something Nice Day
    National Kale Day – first Wednesday of October
    World Teacher’s Day

  • October 6
    Come and Take it Day
    Mad Hatter Day
    Physician Assistant Day

  • October 7
    Bald and Free Day
    International Walk to School Day
    World Smile Day first Friday of the month

  • October 8
    American Touch Tag Day
    National Motorcycle Ride Day – second Saturday in October

  • October 9
    Curious Events Day
    Fire Prevention Day
    Leif Erikson Day
    Moldy Cheese Day
    Sukkot, at sundown – date varies

  • October 10
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day – the second Monday in October
    Columbus Day – the second Monday of the month
    Indigenous People Day – second Monday in October
    International Newspaper Carrier Day
    National Angel Food Cake Day

  • October 11
    International Day of the Girl Child
    It’s My Party Day

  • October 12
    Cookbook Launch Day
    Emergency Nurses Day– second Wednesday of month
    Old Farmer’s Day
    Moment of Frustration Day
    National Gumbo Day
    National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day – date varies
    Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day – Second Wednesday of month

  • October 13
    International Skeptics Day

  • October 14
    Be Bald and Free Day
    National Dessert Day – take an extra helping, or two
    World Egg Day – second Friday of month

  • October 15
    Sweetest Day – third Saturday of month
    White Cane Safety Day

  • October 16
    Dictionary Day

  • October 17
    Bosses Day – Weekday closest to October 16
    National Pasta Day
    Wear Something Gaudy Day

  • October 18
    National Meatloaf Appreciation Day
    No Beard Day

  • October 19
    Evaluate Your Life Day

  • October 20
    Brandied Fruit Day
    International Chefs Day
    U.K. National Waiters Day

  • October 21
    Babbling Day
    Count Your Buttons Day
    International Nacho Day
    National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day – find a recipe, too.

  • October 22
    Make a Difference Day– fourth Saturday of the month, neighbors helping neighbors
    National Fossil Day – date varies
    National Nut Day
    Smart is Cool Day

  • October 23
    Mother-In-Law Day – fourth Sunday in October
    National Mole Day
    TV Talk Show Host Day

  • October 24
    Hindu Diwali Day – date varies
    National Bologna Day
    United Nations Day

  • October 25
    Howl at the Moon Night
    International Artist Day
    Punk for a Day Day
    World Opera Day
    World Pasta Day

  • October 26
    National Mincemeat Day

  • October 27
    Black Cat Day
    National Tell a Story Day – in Scotland and the U.K.
    Navy Day

  • October 28
    Frankenstein Friday – last Friday in October
    Plush Animal Lover’s Day

  • October 29
    Hermit Day
    National Cat Day
    National Frankenstein Day

  • October 30
    National Candy Corn Day
    Mischief Night

  • October 31
    Carve a Pumpkin Day – no surprise here
    Increase Your Psychic Powers Day





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