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...

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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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World Students’ Day

World Students’ Day

Every October 15th

World Students' Day is a celebration of multiculturalism, diversity and cooperation among students across the globe. Though originally a day of commemoration of the more than 1,200 students from the University of Prague whose lives...

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White Cane Safety Day

White Cane Safety Day

Every October 15th

Not every special day of the year has presidential approval but one that does is White Cane Safety Day, which was first proclaimed in 1964 by President Lyndon B Johnson. The white cane is a...

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Sweetest Day

Sweetest Day

15th October (Third Saturday of October)

Sometimes you just need a sweet, and Valentine ’s Day only comes once a year. What’s a body to do? Well, you celebrate the Sweetest Day of course! Like Valentine’s day this day is known...

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Chicken Cacciatore Day

Chicken Cacciatore Day

Every October 15th

Have you not gotten over all of the delicious holiday dishes you’ve been eating lately, and wish there was more? Or have you decided to eat healthier this year and are having trouble finding recipes...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...