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...