October 23rd is the 296th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Chechen terrorists stormed the House of Culture Theatre in Moscow and took more than 700 hostages; responding to a subpoena, then President Nixon agreed to turn over tapes of his White House conversations, and the Battle of Edgehill started, which was the first battle in the English Civil War. Famous birthdays on October 23rd include Pele and Johnny Carson. Today is National Boston Cream Pie Day and National Slap Your Coworker Day.
We have 15 holidays listed for October 23.
Slap Your Annoying Coworker Day
If someone at work is bugging you, don't be shy — take advantage.
Hungarian Republic Day
Learn about the 1956 Hungarian Revolution that led to the creation of the Republic of Hungary.
Hungary Republic Day
Grab a seat as we inform you about Hungary’s national holiday, Hungary Republic Day!
International Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day
Let us witness and admire the beauty of thousands of swallows taking to the sky.
Libya Liberation Day
Learn how to honor the Libyan people and their struggle for freedom from Muammar Gaddafi's regime.
Join the annual and colorful MassKara Festival! Have fun partying on the streets of Bacolod, Philippines.
National Boston Cream Pie Day
We know what you’re thinking: Why is it called a pie, when it’s actually a cake?
National Croc Day
Crocs are making a comeback, and why not? They’re versatile, vibrant, and most of all, comfortable.
National Mole Day
It’s a basic chemistry algorithm, and not about those funny looking creatures called moles.
National Tight Ends Day
America honors one of the game's most important yet unappreciated positions, the tight end.
Newport Wales Marathon
Get ready to explore the Newport Wales Marathon — held at one of the U.K's flattest tracks.