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Interesting Holidays: October

Lists of strange or interesting holidays and anniversaries for every day of the year

Monthlong Observances

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

American Pharmacist Month

Clergy Appreciation Month

Eat Country Ham Month

German- & Italian- & Polish-American Heritage Month

Lupus Awareness Month

National Apple Month

National Bake & Decorate Month

National Caramel Month

National Chili Month

National Cookbook Month

National Cookie Month

National Dessert Month

National Information Literacy Awareness Month

National Pasta Month

National Pickled Peppers Month

National Pizza Month

National Pork Month

National Seafood Month

Sarcastic Month

Sausage Month



Days in October

  1. World Vegetarian Day, International Frugal Fun Day, National Homemade Cookie Day, National Lace Day, Magic Circles Day, CD Player Day
  2. World Farm Animals Day, National Custodial Worker Day, National French Fried Scallops Day, Balloons Around The World Day, Guardian Angels Day, Name Your Car Day
  3. National Caramel Custard Day, German Unity Day, Computer Virus Appreciation Day, Butterfly And Hummingbird DayTechies Day
  4. World Animal Day, World Smile Day, National Vodka Day, National Golf Day, National Taco Day, Improve Your Office Day, Cinnamon Roll Day
  5. Global James Bond Day, World Cerebral Palsy Day, World Teachers' Day, World Card-Making Day, National Storytelling Festival, National Apple Betty Day, Cephalopod Awareness Day, Do Something Nice Day
  6. World Communion Day, International African Diaspora Day, International Moustache Day, National German-American Day, National Noodle Day, Physician Assistant Day, Come And Take It Day, Mad Hatter Day
  7. National Frappe Day
  8. World Octopus Day, National Chess Day, National Pierogi Day, National Kick Butt Day, National Fluffernutter Day, National Face Your Fears Day, American Touch Tag Day, King Harold Day
  9. World Post Day, International Top Spinning Day, Leif Erikson Day, Moldy Cheese Day, Curious Events Day
  10. Columbus Day, World Porridge Day, World Mental Health Day, National Hug A Drummer Day, National Angel Food Cake Day, Powers Of Ten Day
  11. International Newspaper Carrier Day, National Sausage Pizza Day, It's My Party Day
  12. International Moment Of Frustration Scream Day, National Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day, National Gumbo Day, Freethought Day, Old Farmers Day, Cookbook Launch Day, Emergency Nurses Day
  13. World Sight Day, International Skeptics Day, National Family Bowling Day, National Yorkshire Pudding Day
  14. World Egg Day, National Dessert Day, National Chocolate-Covered Insect Day, Native American Day, Alternative Fuel Day, Be Bald And Be Free Day
  15. Global Handwashing Day, National Mushroom Day, National Red Wine Day, National Chicken Cacciatore Day, National Grouch Day, National Roast Pheasant Day, I Love Lucy Day, White Cane Safety Day, Sweetest Day
  16. World Food Day, National Liqueur Day, National Feral Cat Day, Dictionary Day, Medical Assistants Recognition Day, Oatmeal Day
  17. International Day For The Eradication Of Poverty, National Boss's Day, National Pasta Day, Wear Something Gaudy Day, Black Poetry Day, Get Smart About Credit Day, Mulligan Day
  18. National Chocolate Cupcake Day, Meatloaf Appreciation Day, Mammography Day, No Beard Day
  19. National Seafood Bisque Day, Evaluate Your Life Day
  20. World Osteoporosis Day, International Sloth Day, National Brandied Fruit Day, National Day On Writing, Information Overload Day
  21. World Toy Camera Day, International Day Of The Nacho, National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day, Celebration Of The Mind Day, Babbling Day, Count Your Buttons Day, Reptile Awareness Day
  22. International Stuttering Awareness Day, International Caps Lock Day, National Nut Day, Make A Difference Day
  23. National Mole Day, National Boston Cream Pie Day, National Slap Your Irritating Coworker Day, iPod Day, TV Talk Show Host Day, Mother-In-Law Day
  24. United Nations Day, National Pit Bull Awareness Day, National Bologna Day, Acupuncture And Oriental Medicine Day, Food Day
  25. World Pasta Day, National Bread Sticks Day, National Greasy Food Day, Sourest Day, Punk For A Day Day
  26. International Bandana Day, National Mincemeat Pie Day, National Pumpkin Day
  27. World Day For Audiovisual Heritage, National American Beer Day, National Potato Day, Cranky Co-Workers Day, Navy Day
  28. International Animation Day, National Chocolates Day, Plush Animal Lover's Day, Wild Foods Day, Frankenstein Friday
  29. National Cat Day, National Oatmeal Day, Internet Day, Visit A Cemetery Day, Hermit Day
  30. International Orthopaedic Nurses Day, National Frankenstein Monster Day, National Candy Corn Day, Mischief Night, Haunted Refrigerator Night
  31. Halloween, National Magic Day, National Caramel Apple Day, Increase Your Psychic Powers Day