October 1st Holidays

October 1 is the 274th day of the Gregorian calendar. Congress established Yosemite National Park, Stanford University opened in California. High speed bullet train service was established connecting Tokyo to Osaka. Famous birthdays include Julie Andrews, Zach Galifianakis and Brie Larson. Today is National Black Dog Day.

We have 27 holidays listed for October 1.

Oct01

International Coffee Day

It energize you, warms you, refreshes you, keep you awake, and makes your life better.

Oct01

National Homemade Cookies Day

Bakers, homemakers, and cookie enthusiasts, preheat your ovens to serve up these delicious treats.

Oct01

World Vegetarian Day

Did you know that approximately 10% of the world's population is vegetarian?

Oct01

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Up, up and away! Look to the sky — The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is here.

Oct01

Balloons Around the World Day

You don’t need to be good at party tricks to perform these balloon activities!

Oct01

CD Player Day

Take a trip down memory lane to listen to music sans 'playlists'.

Oct01

Chinese National Day

Put on your patriotic hat as we get ready to ring in Chinese National Day.

Oct01

Cyprus Independence Day

Gather your family and friends — it’s time to observe Cyprus Independence Day!

Oct01

Filipino American History Month

Celebrating the history, heritage, and culture of the Filipino-American community.

Oct01

Frugal Fun Day

Frugal Fun Day is the day to have fun without going broke.

Oct01

​International Day of Older Persons

Older people are fonts of wisdom, experience, and storytelling.

Oct01

International Music Day

Find out how music can contribute towards creating a more harmonious society.

Oct01

Investiture of the Captains Regent in San Marino

We join the citizens of San Marino in celebrating the new captain's regents.

Oct01

Model T Day

Pay homage to the legendary Henry Ford by remembering one of his most revolutionary creations.

Oct01

National Black Dog Day

See that picture? Go ahead and say it, "awwwww!"

Oct01

National Bookshop Day

If you can read this, you can read a whole book — buy one today!

Oct01

National Day of China

The celebrations of National Day of China are a part of China’s “Golden Week.”

Oct01

National Fire Pup Day

Dogs have historically worked, lived, and slept alongside members of local fire departments.

Oct01

National Hair Day

Celebrate your personality as personified by your hair and explore ways to keep it lustrously healthy.

Oct01

National Lace Day

If you have ever dreamed of a lace wedding dress, then this holiday is for you.

Oct01

Nigeria Independence Day

Don your best green and white clothes and spend the day celebrating Nigerian Independence!

Oct01

ROK Alliance Day

We commemorate the alliance treaty signing between the United States and the Republic of Korea today.

Oct01

Teacher's Day in Uzbekistan

On Teacher’s Day in Uzbekistan, we join the nation in recognizing and honoring educators and teachers.

Oct01

Tuvalu Independence Day

Read on to learn how this island nation got its independence from its British colonial masters.

Oct01

World Ballet Day

Put on your ballet shoes and celebrate one of the most adored dance forms in history.

Oct01

World Card Making Day

Get your craft knives and glue ready because we are celebrating a crafter’s perfect holiday.

Oct01

World Sake Day

Get your best sake, invite your family and friends, and celebrate the day together.