Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day

Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day

12th 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...

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    Bridge Day

    Bridge Day

    15th 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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      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 Habitat Day

      World Habitat Day

      2nd 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...

      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...

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      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...

      Face Your Fears Day

      Face Your Fears Day

      10th 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...

      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...

      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...

      World Egg Day

      World Egg Day

      13th 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...

      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?...

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      World Maths Day

      World Maths Day

      Every October 15th

      Educational games can add up to a lot of fun, as World Maths Day goes to show. The annual event encourages thousands of students from around the world to take a break from standard maths...

      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...

      Get Smart About Credit Day

      Get Smart About Credit Day

      19th 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...

      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...

      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...

      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

      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...