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October National Days

October List Of National Days

There are 177 October National Days to celebrate during the year’s tenth month. In the northern hemisphere, October is the first month of Fall. October is named after the latin word for “eighth” – octo

List of October National Days
Month Long Celebrations and Observances in October
More National Days in October

October Facts:

October has 31 days.
October Birthstone: Opal, Tourmaline
October Colors: Pink, Varied, White
October Birth Flowers: Marigold & Cosmos

The full moon in October is called the Hunter’s Moon.

Historical Events in October:

October 1, 1908 – Ford Model T goes on sale.
October 2, 1967 – Thurgood Marshall is sworn in
October 3, 1990 – Germany reunified
October 4, 1957 – U.S.S.R. launches Sputnik 1 
October 5, 1970 – PBS begins broadcasting
October 6, 1889 – Thomas Edison displays the 1st motion picture
October 7, 1996 – Fox News Channel launches
October 8, 1871 – Great Chicago Fire
October 9, 2004 – Afghan holds first presidential elections
October 10, 1975 – Papua New Guinea joins the United Nations
October 11, 1975 –  Saturday Night Live debuts on NBC
October 12, 1892 – The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited in schools
October 13, 1903 – Boston wins the first world series
October 14, 1964 – Nobel peace prize is awarded to Martin Luther King, Jr.  
October 15, 1989 – Wayne Gretzky becomes all-time scoring leader
October 16, 1995 – The Million Man March in Washington, D.C
October 17, 2005 – The Colbert Report debuts
October 18, 1954 – Texas Instruments reveals the first transistor radio.
October 19, 1987 – Black Monday: The Dow falls 22.6 percent
October 20, 1973 – Sydney Opera House opens in Australia
October 21, 1915 – First Transatlantic Speech Transmission
October 22, 1633 – The Ming dynasty wins Battle of Liaoluo Bay
October 23, 2001 – The iPod is released
October 24, 2003 – Last commercial flight of the supersonic Concorde
October 25, 1940 – Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., becomes the first black general
October 26, 1936 – Hoover Dam electric generator goes into operation.
October 27, 1904 – New York City subway system opens
October 28, 1726 – The novel Gulliver’s Travels was first published.
October 29, 1929 – New York Stock Exchange completely collapsed
October 30, 1974 – Muhammad Ali wins the Rumble in the Jungle
October 31, 1517 – Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses

Fun Food Days:

Taco Day, Vodka Day, Dessert Day, Cheese Curd Day, Pasta Day, Food Day, Pumpkin Day, Chocolate Day, Banh Mi Day

Celebrities Born in August:

Norm Macdonald, Kim Kardashian, Ryan Reynolds, Brie Larson, Jimmy Carter, Julie Andrews, Ip Man, Richard Harris, Sting, John Lennon, Guillermo Del Toro, David Lee Roth, Eleanor Roosevelt, Ralph Lauren

List of October National Days:

October 1

Fellowpino Day
National Homemade Cookies Day
Fire Pup Day
International Day Of Older Persons

October 2

National Custodial Workers Recognition Day
National Name Your Car Day
National Fried Scallops Day
International Decorative Painting Day

October 3

National Techies Day
National Boyfriend Day
Mean Girls Day

October 4

National Taco Day
National Golf Lover’s Day
National Vodka Day

October 5

National Do Something Nice Day
National Apple Betty Day
World Teachers Day

October 6

National German-American Day
National Mad Hatter Day
National Noodle Day

October 7

National Led Light Day
National Frappe Day

October 8

National Touch Tag Day
National Fluffernutter Day
National Pierogi Day

October 9

National Chess Day
National Leif Erikson Day
National Moldy Cheese Day

October 10

National Handbag Day
National Angel Food Cake Day
Banh Mi Day
National Cake Decorating Day

October 11

National Sausage Pizza Day
National Coming Out Day
General Pulaski Memorial Day

October 12

National Farmer’s Day
National Freethought Day
National Gumbo Day

October 13

National Headband Day
Navy Birthday
National Train Your Brain Day
National Yorkshire Pudding Day
National No Bra Day
International Skeptics Day

October 14

Be Bald And Be Free Day
National Dessert Day

October 15

National I Love Lucy Day
National Aesthetician Day
National Cheese Curd Day
National Grouch Day
National Latino Aids Awareness Day
National Pregnancy And Infant Loss Awareness Day
National White Cane Safety Day
Global Handwashing Day

October 16

National Liqueur Day
National Dictionary Day
National Feral Cat Day
Department Store Day

October 17

National Mulligan Day
National Edge Day
National Pasta Day
International Roller Skating Day
Black Poetry Day

October 18

National Chocolate Cupcake Day
National No Beard Day

October 19

National Seafood Bisque Day
National Lgbt Center Awareness Day

October 20

National Suspenders Day
International Sloth Day
National Brandied Fruit Day

October 21

National Reptile Awareness Day
National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

October 22

National Color Day
National Nut Day

October 23

National Boston Cream Pie Day
National Mole Day
National Tv Talk Show Host Day
Swallows Depart From San Juan Capistrano Day
iPod Day

October 24

United Nations Day
National Food Day
National Bologna Day

October 25

National Greasy Food Day
Sourest Day
Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day

October 26

National Day Of The Deployed
National Mule Day
National Pumpkin Day
National Mincemeat Day

October 27

Navy Day
National American Beer Day
National Black Cat Day

October 28

Statue Of Liberty Day
National Chocolate Day

October 29
National Cat Day
National Oatmeal Day
National Hermit Day

October 30

National Candy Corn Day
National Speak Up For Service Day
National Publicist Day

October 31

Halloween
National Caramel Apple Day
National Knock-Knock Jokes Day
National Magic Day
Girl Scout Founder’s Day