October National Days

1st October

Fire Pup Day
National Homemade Cookies Day

International Coffee Day

World Vegetarianism Day

International Day of the Elderly

International Music Day

world Day of Hives

2nd October

National Custodial Workers Recognition Day

National Name Your Car Day

National Fried Scallops Day

National Child Health Day – First Monday in October

International Day of Non-Violence

3rd October

National Techies Day

National Boyfriend Day

World Architecture Day

World Habitat Day

4th October

National Taco Day

National Golf Lover’s Day

National Vodka Day

National Walk to School Day – First Wednesday in October

National Pumpkin Seed Day – First Wednesday in October

World Animal Day

International Day for the Prevention of Natural Disasters


5th October

National Do Something Nice Day

National Apple Betty Day

World Teachers’ Day


6th October

National Mad Hatter Day

National German-American Day

National Noodle Day

National Manufacturing Day – First Friday in October

World Smile Day

World Day of Action for Decent Work

7th October

National LED Light Day

National Frappe Day

8th October

National Fluffernutter Day

National Pierogi Day

American Touch Tag Day

World Day of Palliative Care

9 October

National Leif Erikson Day

National Pro-Life Cupcake Day

National Moldy Cheese Day

National Chess Day

National Online Bank Day* – Second Monday in October

Native American Day – Second Monday in October

Columbus Day – Second Monday in October

World Disability Day

World Post Day

10th October

National Angel Food Cake Day

National Cake Decorating Day

National Handbag Day

World Egg Day

National DYS Day

Day of Christopher Columbus

World Mental Health Day

World Day Against the Death Penalty

11th October

National Sausage Pizza Day

National Coming Out Day

General Pulaski Memorial Day

National Fossil Day – On Wednesday of Second Full Week in October

National Emergency Nurse’s Day – Second Wednesday in October

National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work/School Day – Second Wednesday in October

National Stop Bullying Day – Second Wednesday in October

National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day – Changes Annually (Tentative 2017 date)

International Day of the Girls

12th October

National Freethought Day

National Farmer’s Day

National Gumbo Day

International Day of Solidarity with Amerindian Peoples

World Vision Day

World Arthritis Day

13th October

National Train Your Brain Day

National Yorkshire Pudding Day

Navy Birthday

National No Bra Day

International Hamburger Day

National Road Safety Day

October 14th

National Dessert Day

Be Bald and Be Free Day

National Motorcycle Ride Day* – Second Saturday in October

World Day for Standardization

15th October

National Aesthetician Day

National Cheese Curd Day

National I Love Lucy Day

National Grouch Day

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

National White Cane Safety Day

World Hand washing Day

International Day of Rural Women

National Addiction Day

World Day for Perinatal Mourning Awareness

16th October

National Liqueur Day

National Dictionary Day

National Feral Cat Day

Department Store Day

Boss’s Day (or National Boss’s Day) – Annually Oct. 16 unless it falls on a weekend. Then it’s the closest workday.

National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day – Third Monday in October

World Spinal Day

World Mission Day

World Food Day

World Bread Day

World Day Against Pain

17th October

National Edge Day

National Mulligan Day

National Pasta Day

Black Poetry Day

Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity – Third Tuesday in October

National Pharmacy Technician Day – Third Tuesday in October

World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty

World Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation

18th October

National Chocolate Cupcake Day

National No Beard Day

BRA Day USA – Third Wednesday in October

Hagfish Day – Third Wednesday in October

Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce – Third Wednesday in October

Medical Assistants Recognition Day – On Wednesday of Third Full Week in October

World Menopause Day

19th October

National Seafood Bisque Day

National LGBT Center Awareness Day

National Get Smart About Credit Day – Third Thursday in October

Get to Know Your Customers Day – Third Thursday of Each Quarter (January, April, July, October)

20th October

National Brandied Fruit Day

National Mammography Day – Third Friday in October

World Statistics Day

International Day for Conflict Resolution

International Day of Cooks

World Day of Osteoporosis

International Squash Day

21st October

National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

National Reptile Awareness Day

National Sweetest Day – Third Saturday in October

World Day of Stuttering

22nd October

National Nut Day

National Color Day

National Mother-in-Law Day – Fourth Sunday in October

23rd October

National Boston Cream Pie Day

National Mole Day

National TV Talk Show Host Day (Johnny Carson’s birthday)

Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day

iPod Day

24th October

National Food Day

National Bologna Day

United Nations Day

World Development Information Day

World Day Against Polio

25th October

National Greasy Food Day

Sourest Day

Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day

World Pasta Day 

26th October

National Day of the Deployed

National Mule Day

National Pumpkin Day

National Mincemeat Day

27th October

National American Beer Day

Navy Day

National Black Cat Day

National Pharmacy Buyer Day – Friday of Last Full Week in October

National Frankenstein Friday – Last Friday in October

National Breadstick Day – Last Friday in October

European Day of Depression

World Day of Occupational Therapy

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

28th October

National Chocolate Day

National Make A Difference Day – Fourth Saturday in October

International Day of Creole Languages ​​and Culture

World Judo Day

World Animation Day

29th October

National Cat Day

National Oatmeal Day

National Hermit Day

World Day for Stroke

World Day of Psoriasis

30th October

National Speak Up For Service Day

National Publicist Day

National Candy Corn Day

World Day of Life

31st October

National Caramel Apple Day

National Knock-Knock Jokes Day

National Magic Day

Girl Scout Founder’s Day


*Day * – New Proclamation

World Savings Day

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