October 16th is the 289th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day former Chilean dictator Augustin Pinochet was arrested in London on a murder extradition warrant; Bishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and C.S. Lewis's The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe was first published. Famous October 16th birthdays include Oscar Wilde, Angela Lansbury, and Tim Robbins. Today is National Liqueur Day and Global Cat Day.
We have 16 holidays listed for October 16.
National Feral Cat Day
Start practicing your alley cat strut and get your feline friends together.
World Food Day
Where would we be without food? We certainly wouldn’t be at Starbucks, grocery stores or restaurants.
Webster was a true pioneer for creating the reference book we use so ubiquitously!
Celebrate Ethnicity Day by learning about the different ethnic groups in Estonia.
Global Cat Day
Educating, engaging, and empowering people to defend and protect cats is the right thing to do.
National Department Store Day
Get ready as we explore department stores and their fascinating history today.
National Eddie Day
Happy National Eddie Day to all the Eddies across the world. Enjoy your day!
National Elaine Day
National Elaine Day is here! Ready to celebrate what makes you unique? Let’s go!
National Liqueur Day
Liqueurs are basically alcoholic beverages made from distilled spirits — with lots of added flavors.
National Trey Day
Whether your name is Tremaine or Trenton, as long as it's Trey, today is yours!
National Veterans BBQ Day
Treat veterans around you with a smoking barbeque cookout and drinks on this day.
Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day
Celebrate regular people who decide to dedicate their time to teach kids about their faith.
World Allergy Awareness Day
Discover all the ways to eliminate, and not exacerbate your allergies.
World Spine Day
When your spine hurts, everything hurts. Here’s why World Spine Day is so important!