What Are Some Popular Observances That Occur in October?

What Are Some Popular Observances That Occur in October?

Although Halloween on October 31 is the most popular holiday in the month of October, several other observances are held during the month, including I Love Lucy Day, Boss's Day, National Oatmeal Day, Feral Cat Day and United Nations Day. The month also includes American Beer Day and Mother-in-Law Day.

Both National Pumpkin Day and National Mincemeat Day celebrations occur on October 26. October 27 is Navy Day. On October 31, Halloween shares the spotlight with Girl Scout Founder's Day, which honors the birthday of the organization's founder, Juliette Gordon Low. Also observed on Halloween are Caramel Apple Day, Knock Knock Jokes Day and National Magic Day.