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.
International Coffee Day
It energize you, warms you, refreshes you, keep you awake, and makes your life better.
National Homemade Cookies Day
Bakers, homemakers, and cookie enthusiasts, preheat your ovens to serve up these delicious treats.
World Vegetarian Day
Did you know that approximately 10% of the world's population is vegetarian?
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
Up, up and away! Look to the sky — The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is here.
Balloons Around the World Day
You don’t need to be good at party tricks to perform these balloon activities!
Chinese National Day
Put on your patriotic hat as we get ready to ring in Chinese National Day.
Cyprus Independence Day
Gather your family and friends — it’s time to observe Cyprus Independence Day!
Filipino American History Month
Celebrating the history, heritage, and culture of the Filipino-American community.
International Day of Older Persons
Older people are fonts of wisdom, experience, and storytelling.
International Music Day
Find out how music can contribute towards creating a more harmonious society.
Investiture of the Captains Regent in San Marino
We join the citizens of San Marino in celebrating the new captain's regents.
Model T Day
Pay homage to the legendary Henry Ford by remembering one of his most revolutionary creations.
National Day of China
The celebrations of National Day of China are a part of China’s “Golden Week.”
National Fire Pup Day
Dogs have historically worked, lived, and slept alongside members of local fire departments.
National Hair Day
Celebrate your personality as personified by your hair and explore ways to keep it lustrously healthy.
National Lace Day
If you have ever dreamed of a lace wedding dress, then this holiday is for you.
Nigeria Independence Day
Don your best green and white clothes and spend the day celebrating Nigerian Independence!
ROK Alliance Day
We commemorate the alliance treaty signing between the United States and the Republic of Korea today.
Teacher's Day in Uzbekistan
On Teacher’s Day in Uzbekistan, we join the nation in recognizing and honoring educators and teachers.
Tuvalu Independence Day
Read on to learn how this island nation got its independence from its British colonial masters.
World Ballet Day
Put on your ballet shoes and celebrate one of the most adored dance forms in history.
World Card Making Day
Get your craft knives and glue ready because we are celebrating a crafter’s perfect holiday.