World Smile Day

World Smile Day

4th October (First Friday of October)

Sometimes all it takes to make the day better is a smile, whether it’s one someone gives to you, or one you share with another. Little acts of kindness can bring a shining smile to...

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    World Card Making Day

    World Card Making Day

    5th October (First Saturday of October)

    We get them on special occasions, holidays and birthdays, they sit upon our mantle and some of them even get tucked into our store of special memories. Whether it’s Christmas or our Birthday, we always...

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      Change A Light Day

      Change A Light Day

      6th October (First Sunday of October)

      Energy saving lightbulbs are generally more efficient, cheaper, and last longer than conventional lightbulbs. Do your bit for the environment, and upgrade your old bulbs to new, energy saving lightbulbs on Change A Light Day.

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      World Habitat Day

      World Habitat Day

      7th October (First Monday of October)

      When we hear the word habitat, we often think of places like the rainforest and broad open forests, the places that wild animals live and that are all too often endangered. Rarely do we consider...

      Face Your Fears Day

      Face Your Fears Day

      8th October (Second Tuesday of October)

      Take a moment to consider what your life might be like if you conquered some of your greatest fears. What would you do differently? Face Your Fears Day gives you the chance to stand up...

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        Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day

        Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day

        9th October (Second Wednesday of October)

        They come in every shape and size, and protect us from the fear of the dark and comfort us in times of turmoil. Whether they’re fuzzy or wooly, old or new, cute or bold, Teddy...

        World Sight Day

        World Sight Day

        10th October (Second Thursday of Oct)

        World Sight Day is a special annual day of awareness that is celebrated around the world each year in order to focus on blindness and vision impairment. This day was created by the World Health...

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          World Egg Day

          World Egg Day

          11th October (Second Friday of October)

          “A Box Without Hinges, Key Or a Lid, Yet Golden Treasure Inside Is Hid” ~ An Ancient Riddle Arguably one of the oldest foods known to man, eggs have played an important role in our lives...

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            Native American Day

            Native American Day

            14th October (Second Monday of October)

            Native American Day commemorates crimes committed against native Americans, and encourages people to learn about and respect the cultures of historical and modern native Americans.

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              Ada Lovelace Day

              Ada Lovelace Day

              15th October (Second Tuesday of October)

              Ada Lovelace Day was created to celebrate one of the first computer programmers.  As the daughter of the poet Lord Byron, Augusta Ada Byron, was brought up by her mother, Annabella, after he passed. Her mother feared that...

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                Boss’ Day

                Boss’ Day

                16th October (October 16th (unless it falls on a weekend - then it's the closest weekday))

                Sometimes we just don’t think enough about our Boss’s or what they go through to help keep us working and make sure our wages get paid. We often think of them as slave drivers or...

                Get Smart About Credit Day

                Get Smart About Credit Day

                17th October (Third Thursday of October)

                It haunts and affects every aspect of our daily living, whether you’re looking to get a loan for a car or house, and these days even if you’re applying for employment, your credit score can...

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                Bridge Day

                Bridge Day

                19th October (Third Saturday of October)

                Contrary to its name, Bridge Day is not actually a celebration of bridges themselves, but a celebration instead of the world of BASE jumpers. These adrenaline junkies engage in jumping from Buildings, Antenna’s, Spans (The...

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                World Toy Camera Day

                World Toy Camera Day

                20th October (Third Sunday of October)

                World Toy Camera Day is the yearly event that honours the ridiculous photo taking capacity of outdated toy cameras. This festive occasion is celebrated on the third Saturday of October, with minor exceptions, mainly because...

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                  Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day

                  Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day

                  21st October (Third Monday of October)

                  There are tidy desktops, and cluttered desktops, organized desktops, and ones with icon scattered everywhere. Which one do you have? If you take it in terms of acreage, there are billions of acres of virtual...

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                    Make A Difference Day

                    Make A Difference Day

                    26th October (Fourth Saturday of October)

                    We all have opportunities every day to change the world, whether we're adopting a Highway to patrol for litter or volunteering at a local shelter to help the homeless. It's amazing what just a small...

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                      Mother-In-Law Day

                      Mother-In-Law Day

                      27th October (Fourth Sunday of October)

                      ”The only thing more intimidating than a huge international film star is your mother-in-law. - Benjamin Walker There’s a lot of jokes about them, the bane of our existence and the constant nagging voice that hangs at...

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                        International Coffee Day

                        International Coffee Day

                        Every October 1st

                        Coffee in the morning; coffee and a catch up with old friends; going for coffee with your new hot date – we drink coffee morning, day and night with friends, business associates and lovers. You...

                        World Farm Animals Day

                        World Farm Animals Day

                        Every October 2nd

                        Farm animals are cute, and they also play an important role in modern society. Take some time to appreciate them this World Farm Animals Day. Created in memory of Ghandi, who believed in treating all...

                        Boyfriend’s Day

                        Boyfriend’s Day

                        Every October 3rd

                        You know who doesn’t get enough recognition? Boyfriends. There’s a Wives Day, a Girlfriends Day, a Mother’s Day, a Woman’s Day, but none of these represent the wonderful person who puts up with you...

                        Vodka Day

                        Vodka Day

                        Every October 4th

                        Vodka Day is a great time to raise your glasses to one of the world’s favourite alcoholic drinks. While vodka is often associated with Russia, and some of the finest and most expensive vodkas in...

                        Chic Spy™ Day

                        Chic Spy™ Day

                        Every October 5th

                        Are you among those who just can’t get enough of the ever-suave, ever-calm and ever-victorious ladies’ man who likes his martinis shaken, not stirred? Are tailored tuxes and classy watches your thing? If so, Chic...

                        Mad Hatter Day

                        Mad Hatter Day

                        Every October 6th

                        Mad Hatter Day celebrates the Mad Hatter, from Alice In Wonderland. The original picture of the Mad Hatter by John Tenniel in Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (more commonly known as Alice In Wonderland, by Lewis Caroll)...

                        Bathtub Day

                        Bathtub Day

                        Every October 7th

                        In a world in which demands on your time are high it is reassuring to know there is one day in the year when you can reclaim the right to relax at your leisure. Bathtub...

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                        World Octopus Day

                        World Octopus Day

                        Every October 8th

                        As the name suggests, World Octopus Day celebrates one of the most distinctive creatures living on the planet today; the octopus. Octopuses are worthy of appreciation for a number of reasons. First of all, they are...

                        Scrubs Day

                        Scrubs Day

                        Every October 9th

                        Aaah scrubs...one of the most comfortable clothing items ever worn by mankind. Scrubs are well known, but highly underrated. In the ancient year of 2014, one small town girl decided to do something about this...

                        Cake Decorating Day

                        Cake Decorating Day

                        Every October 10th

                        Bakery and cake decoration are popular hobbies, and Cake Decorating Day is all about going wild. Cupcake culture suggests that we all need to be making edible cake structures, monuments and sculptures - but sometimes...

                        Coming Out Day

                        Coming Out Day

                        Every October 11th

                        For time out of mind members of the LGBTQ community have had to hide in fear for their livelihood and their lives. Constant fear of being rejected by friends and loved ones, as well as...

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                        Old Farmers Day

                        Old Farmers Day

                        Every October 12th

                        Our society was built upon the rugged shoulders and stubborn personalities of farmers from around the world. So, it only makes sense that we celebrate their contributions and all that they have provided (and indeed...

                        No Bra Day

                        No Bra Day

                        Every October 13th

                        Every year hundreds of thousands new cases of breast cancer occur in the United States alone, with approximately 250,000 of them being invasive forms of breast cancer, and an additional 2,600 cases being found in...

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                        Be Bald And Free Day

                        Be Bald And Free Day

                        Every October 14th

                        Toupee’s, Wigs, long hair in the front and bald on top, the issue of the balding head has been creating all sorts of ‘solutions’ for generations. But why does there need to be a solution?...

                        Global Handwashing Day

                        Global Handwashing Day

                        Every October 15th

                        If you think that not washing your hands after leaving the bathroom is disgusting, then you’ll probably be surprised at how many people don’t wash their hands daily. Thus, comes in Global Handwashing Day, a...

                        World Food Day

                        World Food Day

                        Every October 16th

                        World Food Day was first launched in 1945. The reason World Food Day was created was to celebrate the launch of the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. The main principle which World Food Day celebrates...

                        Spreadsheet Day

                        Spreadsheet Day

                        Every October 17th

                        A holiday sure to appeal to some people more than others, Spreadsheet Day commemorates the date that VisiCalc, the first spreadsheet program for personal computers, was released – October 17th, 1979. Since its beginnings, Spreadsheet...

                        Chocolate Cupcake Day

                        Chocolate Cupcake Day

                        Every October 18th

                        “I've never met a problem a proper cupcake couldn't fix.” ― Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet You know what’s better than a cake? Chocolate cake. You know what’s better than chocolate cake? A chocolate cupcake. That’s...

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                        Evaluate Your Life Day

                        Evaluate Your Life Day

                        Every October 19th

                        The time comes in every life where we have to take an accounting, a reckoning of the things we've done, the progress we've made, and the path we're on. During that evaluation we may find...

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                          Community Media Day

                          Community Media Day

                          Every October 20th

                          Community Media Day is an annual event that celebrates and brings awareness to the importance of free speech and accessible media for the millions of citizen journalists who tell their beautifully unique stories every year...

                          Apple Day

                          Apple Day

                          Every October 21st

                          Here's to thee, old apple tree, Whence thou mayst bud And whence thou mayst blow! And whence thou mayst bear apples enow! Hats full! Caps full! Bushel—bushel—sacks full, And my pockets full too! Huzza! — South Hams of Devon, 1871 Braeburn, Discovery, Red...

                          Caps Lock Day

                          Caps Lock Day

                          Every October 22nd

                          We've all seen it, that one moron who doesn't seem to know how to turn off the Caps Lock button, or worse, people who deliberately do it somehow feeling it gets their point across better...

                          iPod Day

                          iPod Day

                          Every October 23rd

                          The year is 2001, the portable electronics industry is booming, and the CD player is the hottest personal musical device around. Little did they know that the music world was about to be rocked to...

                          World Tripe Day

                          World Tripe Day

                          Every October 24th

                          ”I’m not impressed by any cooks who can brag about a filet mignon. A guy who can take a neck of a shank or can use tripe to make into something delicious is really interesting...

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                          International Artists Day

                          International Artists Day

                          Every October 25th

                          Art has been an important part of the human experience for time out of mind, the first records of the world are not written in books, but are captured in paintings, sculptures, and music that...

                          Howl At The Moon Day

                          Howl At The Moon Day

                          Every October 26th

                          Shape shift, nose to the wind Shape shift, feeling I have been Move swift, all senses clean Earth's gift, back to the meaning Back to the meaning of wolf and man ~ Metallica – Of Wolf and Man The wolf has...

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                          Black Cat Day

                          Black Cat Day

                          Every October 27th

                          Nothing is quite as elegant as a black cat—like a miniature Amazonian jaguar, they doze atop the highest point in the area, waking for several hours daily to prowl around hunting for a tasty morsel...

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                          Plush Animal Lover’s Day

                          Plush Animal Lover’s Day

                          Every October 28th

                          Plush Animal Lovers Day is a day of celebration that is held every year to show your favourite stuffed toy some extra special love and appreciation. There's an urban legend that says that the...

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                          Internet Day

                          Internet Day

                          Every October 29th

                          The Internet is everywhere these days, being accessed on phones and tablets, tied into our cameras and our TV's. Wi-Fi is accessible from everywhere these days, from city buses to your neighborhood McDonald's, and the...

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                          Checklist Day

                          Checklist Day

                          Every October 30th

                          If you are living in the modern world, making use of a checklist is a powerful habit to embrace. So, Checklist Day is a great way to remind yourself how important these self-made reminders truly...

                          Magic Day

                          Magic Day

                          Every October 31st

                          Magic Day started with a "Houdini Day", the first of which took place in the summer of 1927, less than one year after the famous magician's death. His wife presented a trophy in honour of...

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                          Pizza Month

                          Pizza Month

                          Every October

                          “There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.” - Kevin James Truer words have, perhaps, never been spoken. Pizza is a wonderful thing, and there’s really no such...

                          Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

                          Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

                          Every October

                          The annual campaign to educate people about emotional intelligence began in 2006. Each year the Emotional Intelligence Institute organizes the campaign and offers a number of educational materials for free on the non-profit's website at...

                          Fair Trade Month

                          Fair Trade Month

                          Every October

                          Fair Trade Month aims to raise awareness of the reasons why fair trade is important, and to promote buying and using socially and commercially sustainable, fair trade products in place of commodities which may harm...

                          Breast Cancer Awareness Month

                          Breast Cancer Awareness Month

                          Every October

                          Since the adoption of wearing a pink ribbon by breast cancer survivors running in the 1990 New York marathon and the subsequent formation of a charity which aims to give 90% of the money it...

                          Computer Learning Month

                          Computer Learning Month

                          Every October

                          Computers now occupy almost every part of our lives, from the smartphones we spend our days communicating on, to the laptops and desktops that are the foundation of every business. It wasn’t so long ago...

                          Dyslexia Awareness Month

                          Dyslexia Awareness Month

                          Every October

                          Being able to read and write with ease is something most of us simply take for granted. But imagine what it would be like to look at a page of text and see distorted letters...

                          International Black Cat Awareness Month

                          International Black Cat Awareness Month

                          Every October

                          ”A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. ~ Groucho Marx There are many superstitions surrounding the feline with sable fur, and the one stating that your luck is going to...

                          Mental Health Month

                          Mental Health Month

                          Every October

                          ”Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson Ezra speaks truly, the worst battles we can fight are those within ourselves, against voices that persist...

                          Cyber Security Awareness Month

                          Every October

                          “In the underworld, reality itself has elastic properties and is capable of being stretched into different definitions of the truth.” ~ Roderick Vincent, The Cause So, you think your computer is the best thing you own?...