Important Days & Dates of October

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October is the 10th month of the 12 months withinside the Julian and Gregorian calendars and the 6th of 7 months to have a duration of 31 days. The 8th month withinside the antique calendar of Romulus.

October is usually related to the season of spring in elements of the Southern Hemisphere, and autumn in elements of the Northern Hemisphere, in which it’s far the seasonal equal to April withinside the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.

October Month
October Month

In October we celebrate the birth anniversary of our father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Other significant days are Wildlife Week, Indian AirForce Day, World food day and World Animal Welfare Day, Hindu Heritage Month, etc.

  1. International Day of Older Persons – 1st October
  2. World Vegetarian Day – 1st October
  3. International Coffee Day – 1st October
  4. International Day of Non-Violence (the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi) – 2nd October
  5. World Day for Farmed Animals – 2nd October
  6. World Animal Day – 4th October
  7. World Habitat Day – 5th October (first Monday of October)
  8. World Space Week – 4th to 10th October
  9. World Teachers’ Day – 5th October
  10. Ganga River Dolphin Day – 5th October
  11. World Cotton Day – 7th October
  12. Wildlife Week – 2nd to 8th October
  13. Air Force Day – 8th October
  14. World Post Day – 9th October
  15. World Egg Day – 9th October
  16. Indian Foreign Service Day – 9th October
  17. National Postal Week – 9th to 15th October
  18. National Postal Day – 10th October
  19. World Migratory Bird Day – 10th October
  20. World Mental Health Day – 10th October
  21. World Day Against the Death Penalty – 10th October
  22. World Investor Week – 5th to 11th October
  23. International Day of the Girl Child – 11th October
  24. World Arthritis Day – 12th October
  25. International Day for Disaster Reduction – 13th October
  26. World Sight Day – 14th October
  27. World Standards Day – 14th October
  28. International E-Waste Day – 14th October
  29. World Students Day – 15th October
  30. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Birth Anniversary – 15th October
  31. International Day of Rural Women – 15th October
  32. Global Handwashing Day – 15th October
  33. World Food Day – 16th October
  34. World Spine Day – 16th October
  35. Intellectual Property Literacy Week – 15 to 23rd October
  36. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – 17th October
  37. World Osteoporosis Day – 20th October
  38. World Statistics Day – 20th October
  39. International Chef’s Day – 20th October
  40. National Police Commemoration Day – 21st October
  41. International Stuttering Awareness Day – 22nd October
  42. International Snow Leopard Day – 23rd October
  43. World Polio Day – 24th October
  44. United Nations Day – 24th October
  45. World Development Information Day – 24th October
  46. International Day of Diplomats – 24th October
  47. World Day for Audiovisual Heritage – 27th October
  48. Indian Army in J&K Celebrates Infantry Day – 27th October
  49. Vigilance Awareness Week – 27th October to 02nd November
  50. International Animation Day – 28th October
  51. International Internet Day – 29th October
  52. World Psoriasis Day – 29th October
  53. National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) – 31st October
  54. World Cities Day – 31st October

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