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125 Bizarre Events to Celebrate in October

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From National Handwashing Day to Haunted Refrigerator Day
Why have a standard October with maybe just Halloween when you could celebrate amazing things almost every day. Here's your comprehensive list of over 125 things to celebrate in October.

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U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen celebrate their last day at the academy before graduation. *Image Wikimedia Commons. October 13th is National Navy Day!


DATES:

October 1
Fire Pup Day
Jimmy Carter 1924
World Vegetarian Day
Int'l Day of Older Persons
Nat'l Lace Day

October 2
Guardian Angels Day
World Farm Animals Day
Balloons Around the World Day
Nat'l Custodial Workers Day

October 3
- Techie's Day
- Int'l Walk to School Day

October 4
- Rutherford Hayes 1822
- Improve Your Office Day
- Ten-Four Day
- World Animal Day
- Nat'l Diversity Day
- World Smile Day

October 5
- Chester Arthur 1829
- Do Something Nice Day
- World Teachers Day
- World Card Making Day

October 6
- Mad Hatter Day
- Change a Light Day
- Nat'l German-American Day
- Intergeneration Day
- World Communion Day

October 7
- The Rose Became the U.S. Flower
- Child Health Day
- World Habitat Day
- World Day of Bullying Prevention/ Blue Shirt Day

October 8
- Nat'l Face Your Fears Day
- Nat'l Pierogy Day
- Cephalopod Awareness Day

October 9
- Leif Erikson Day
- World Post Day
- Fire Prevention Day
- Nat'l Pro Life Cupcake Day
- Stop Bullying Day

October 10
- Nat'l Metric Day
- Nat'l Cake Decorating Day
- World Mental Health Day
- Nat'l Depression Screening Day
- World Sight Day

October 11
- Eleanor Roosevelt 1884
- World Egg Day

October 12
- Free Thought Day
- Int'l Moment of Frustration Scream Day
- Universal Music Day

October 13
- English Language Day
- Navy Birthday
- Molly Pitcher 1754
- National Chess Day
- Fall Astronomy Day
- Clergy Appreciation

October 14
- Dwight Eisenhower 1890
- William Penn 1644
- MLK Peace Prize
- Columbus Day
- Thanksgiving (CA)
- Native American Day

October 15
- I Love Lucy Day
- Nat'l Grouch Day
- Eid-Al-Adha
- White Cane Safety Day

October 15th
Global Handwashing Day - May be a great opportunity to make your own soaps. Here's a video of a little one making some soaps



October 16
- Nat'l Boss's Day
- Dictionary Day
- World Food Day
- John Brown Raid
- Hagfish Day
- Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day

October 17
- Black Poetry Day
- Mulligan Day
- Get Smart About Credit Day
- Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity
- Int'l Credit Union Day

October 18
- Nat'l Chocolate Cupcake Day
- World Menopause Day
- Alternative Fuel Day

October 19
- Bridge Day
- Evaluate Your Life Day
- Rainforest Day
- Sweetest Day
- Nat'l Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day

October 20
- Information Overload Day
- Miss American Rose Day

October 21
- Reptile Awareness Day
- Nat'l Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
- Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder Prevention Day

October 22
- Int'l Stuttering Awareness Day
- Cap Locks Day

October 23
- iPod Day
- Nat'l Mole Day
- Medical Assistants Recognition Day

October 24
- Food Day
- United Nations Day
- World Development Information Day

October 25
- Sourest Day
- World Pasta Day
- Pablo Picasso 1881
- Frankenstein Friday

October 26
- Mule Day
- Make a Difference Day
- Hillary Clinton 1947

October 27
- Theodore Roosevelt 1858
- Cranky Co-workers Day
- Mother-in-Law Day
- Navy Day

October 28
- St. Jude's Day
- Nat'l Chocolate Day
- Statue of Liberty Dedication Day 1886

October 29
- Internet Day
- Nat'l Cat Day
- Visit a Cemetery Day
- World Psoriasis Day

October 30
- John Adams 1735
- Cabbage or Mischief Night
- Nat'l Candy Corn Day
- Haunted Refrigerator Night

October 31
- Halloween
- Nevada 1864
- Girl Scout Founders Day
- Caramel Apple Day
- Nat'l Magic Day
- Reformation Day
- Samhain

Which of these are your favourites?

What do you celebrate in October?
Which one of these suggestions could you actually see yourself doing and which ones are a "No Way"!

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Your Comment
Too funny Leslie. I couldn't view your video link :(
by May Cross (score: 3|1123) 90 days ago
I hope you arrr having a hearty Talk like Pirate Day, matey.
by May Cross (score: 3|1123) 89 days ago
Sorry Lesley, I spelt your name incorrectly. Are the "National" ones American?
by May Cross (score: 3|1123) 90 days ago
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