World Smile Day

World Smile Day

2nd 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

3rd 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...

Also on 3rd October, 2015

Change A Light Day

Change A Light Day

4th 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.

Also on 4th October, 2015

World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day

5th 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...

Random Acts of Poetry Day

Random Acts of Poetry Day

7th October (First Wednesday in October)

Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.Audre...

Also on 7th October, 2015

World Sight Day

World Sight Day

8th 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

9th October (Second Friday of October)

A Box Without Hinges, Key Or a Lid,Yet Golden Treasure Inside Is HidAn ancient riddle Arguably one of the oldest foods known to man, eggs have played an important role in our lives and health since...

Also on 9th October, 2015

Native American Day

Native American Day

12th 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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Face Your Fears Day

Face Your Fears Day

13th 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

14th 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...

Get Smart About Credit Day

Get Smart About Credit Day

15th 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...

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...

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Bridge Day

Bridge Day

17th 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

18th 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

19th 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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Hagfish Day

Hagfish Day

21st October (Third Wednesday of October)

When you think of ocean critters, we’re willing to bet you immediately think of the cute and iconic. There’s the big brown eyed Harp Seal, the Majestic Orca, even crabs have been cutified, just take...

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Make A Difference Day

Make A Difference Day

24th 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

25th 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 Bandana Day

International Bandana Day

30th October (Last Friday of October)

When I say “Bandana” you say “cancer,” right? On any other day of the year bandanas conjure up thoughts of punks on the street, or pirates and ninjas but on International Bandana Day people all...

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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...

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...

Hug A Drummer Day

Hug A Drummer Day

Every October 10th

Hug a Drummer Day is celebrated all around the world in order to pay tribute to and show appreciation for the drummers in bands. Because drummers sit at the very back of the stage during...

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 right, while...

Also on 18th October, 2015

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...

Also on 19th October, 2015

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 budAnd 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...

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 windShape shift, feeling I have beenMove swift, all senses cleanEarth's gift, back to the meaningBack to the meaning of wolf and manMetallica – Of Wolf and Man The wolf has...

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...

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 Teddy...

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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...

Also on 29th October, 2015

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 thing as bad...

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...

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 and...

Black Cat Awareness Month

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 have...

Family History Month

Family History Month

Every October

Every book is a quotation; every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.Ralph Waldo Emerson We all have a history...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cyber Security Awareness Month

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? Then...

ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness Month

Every October

I was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as an adult, but I don't remember a time when I didn't have them. Back in the 1960s, when I was growing...

Fire Prevention Month

Fire Prevention Month

Every October

The grass is always greener around the fire hydrant. Jeff Rich According to the National Fire Protection Association, seven people die every day from home fires on average, taking more lives each year than all...