October 16th Holidays

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.

Oct16

National Feral Cat Day

Start practicing your alley cat strut and get your feline friends together.

Oct16

World Food Day

Where would we be without food? We certainly wouldn’t be at Starbucks, grocery stores or restaurants.

Oct16

Dictionary Day

Webster was a true pioneer for creating the reference book we use so ubiquitously!

Oct16

Ethnicity day

Celebrate Ethnicity Day by learning about the different ethnic groups in Estonia.

Oct16

Global Cat Day

Educating, engaging, and empowering people to defend and protect cats is the right thing to do.

Oct16

National Boss's Day

If you are blessed with a great boss, you could call ‘em a boss boss.

Oct16

National Department Store Day

Get ready as we explore department stores and their fascinating history today.

Oct16

National Eddie Day

Happy National Eddie Day to all the Eddies across the world. Enjoy your day!

Oct16

National Elaine Day

National Elaine Day is here! Ready to celebrate what makes you unique? Let’s go!

Oct16

​National Liqueur Day

Liqueurs are basically alcoholic beverages made from distilled spirits — with lots of added flavors.

Oct16

National Trey Day

Whether your name is Tremaine or Trenton, as long as it's Trey, today is yours!

Oct16

National Veterans BBQ Day

Treat veterans around you with a smoking barbeque cookout and drinks on this day.

Oct16

Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day

Celebrate regular people who decide to dedicate their time to teach kids about their faith.

Oct16

World Allergy Awareness Day

Discover all the ways to eliminate, and not exacerbate your allergies.

Oct16

World Spine Day

When your spine hurts, everything hurts. Here’s why World Spine Day is so important!

Oct16

World Toy Camera Day

Get ready to click away as we celebrate the simplest type of camera in the world.