October 21st is the 294th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Fred Dryer of the Los Angeles Rams became the first player to score two safeties in an NFL game; the Guggenheim Museum opened in New York City, and French women voted for the first time in the French legislative election. Famous October 21st birthdays include Carrie Fisher and Alfred Nobel. Today is National Apple Day and Pets for Vets Day.
We have 24 holidays listed for October 21.
International Day of the Nacho
You get permission to eat America’s favorite Tex-Mex treats for a full 24 hours!
American Frog Day
Get out your vivariums as we celebrate this day with some great information!
Celebration of the Mind Day
Gear up for a day full of logic, learning, and fun — even with numbers involved!
Count Your Buttons Day
A fun day to celebrate this useful innovation that has made our clothes and lives beautiful.
Everyone Writes Day
Learn the history of writing and the best activities for Everyone Writes Day.
Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day
The day raises awareness about the importance of iodine and the disorders it prevents.
Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day
It marks the date when Hawke's Bay was separated from Auckland Province on November 1, 1858.
National Alexander Day
It’s National Alexander Day. Let’s celebrate the people named after the great king of Macedonia.
National Apple Day
Celebrate all things apple: apple pie, apple sauce, apple crisp… we could go on.
National Archives Day
Take a look at the historical records as well as the preservation of such important information.
National Jameson Day
All James and Jamesons are honored on this day for being the greatest versions of themselves.
National Mammography Day
Early detection means early treatment and the difference between life and death.
National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
Pumpkin cheesecake is yet another way to win any American’s heart.
National Raymond Day
Today is your day to be treated like royalty! Think of it as your second birthday.
National Reptile Awareness Day
Godzilla. Reptar. The Geico Gecko. Those two lizards that always hang out around your back porch.
National Reptile Day
The squeamish and admirers alike appreciate the role these creatures play in our ecosystem.
Police Commemoration Day
Let us all come together to raise our hands and salute those who have served.
President Ndadaye's Day
Join us in honoring an unsung African hero who stood for the truth of democracy.
Let us celebrate this year's Sŵn Festival with amazing music, fun, and activities.