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Halloween Isn't The Only Holiday In October

See how many of these obscure holidays you can celebrate!

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Oct. 1: World Vegetarian Day

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Eat all of the veggies today!

Oct. 2: Name Your Car Day

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It's unknown who the genius is behind this special occasion, but it's still a pretty important day.

Oct. 3: Virus Appreciation Day/Techies Day/World Smile Day

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Celebrate three-in-one: Show techies your appreciation for them by sneezing and then flash them a smile.

Oct. 4: National Golf Day/National Frappe Day

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Basically, just take a day off.

Oct. 5: Do Something Nice Day/World Teacher's Day

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Teachers are awesome. Do something nice for them.

Oct. 6: Mad Hatter Day/Physician Assistant Day/Come and Take it Day

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A very, merry unbirthday to all of the physician assistants out there! This is also the day to go after your heart's desires, so go check something off of your bucket list.

Oct. 7: Bald and Free Day

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There are some discrepancies if Bald and Free Day falls on Oct. 7 or Oct. 14, so why not just celebrate it twice? Bald is beautiful.

Oct. 8: American Touch Tag Day

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TAG, YOU'RE IT!

Oct. 9: Moldy Cheese Day

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Fun fact: The blue stuff in blue cheese IS mold.

Oct. 10: National Angel Food Cake Day

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Cake for breakfast. Cake for lunch. Cake for dinner.

Oct. 11: It's My Party Day/Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day

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Today. Is. Awesome.

Oct. 12: Cookbook Launch Day/Moment of Frustration Day

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If you've always wanted to write a cookbook, today's the day! But if the mere thought of cooking leads to a massive headache, no worries, because being frustrated also means you're celebrating today the right way.

Oct. 13: International Skeptics Day

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Question everything.

Oct. 14: National Dessert Day

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Today, Pinterest is your best friend.

Oct. 15: White Cane Safety Day

Thanks to a proclamation by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, today we celebrate and recognized the achievements of the blind and visually impaired.
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Thanks to a proclamation by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, today we celebrate and recognized the achievements of the blind and visually impaired.

Oct. 16: Dictionary Day/Bosses Day

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Today's challenge: Learn a new word today and use it in an email to your boss.

Oct. 17: Wear Something Gaudy Day

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Go ahead, dress in the dark.

Oct. 18: No Beard Day

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#byebeards

Oct. 19: Evaluate Your Life Day

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Yes, there's actually a day for this.

Oct. 20: Brandied Fruit Day

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Because obviously we need a special day to soak fruit in brandy and eat it.

Oct. 21: Babbling Day/Count Your Buttons Day/National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

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Speak your mind while counting your buttons — no, not bleessings, buttons — and eat as much pumpkin cheesecake as you can.

Oct. 22: National Nut Day

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It's unclear if today is meant to celebrate nutty people or nutty food. Or, ya know, the other kind of nuts.

Oct. 23: National Mole Day/TV Talk Show Host Day

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Nope, not the animal. "Mole" in this case is referring to Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 10^23). So, National Mole Day is celebrated Oct. 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m.

Oct. 24: National Bologna Day

Oct. 25: Punk for a Day Day/World Pasta Day/Make a Difference Day

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Be a punk. Eat pasta. Make a difference.

Oct. 26: Mother-in-Law Day/National Mincemeat Day

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Seriously, who decided to put these two holidays on the same day?

Oct. 27: Navy Day

Today and every day, thank those who serve our country.
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Today and every day, thank those who serve our country.

Oct. 28: Plush Animal Lover's Day

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Play to your heart's content.

Oct. 29: Hermit Day

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Turn off your phone. Don't answer any emails. Sit at home and do nothing today. Pure bliss.

Oct. 30: National Candy Corn Day/Mischief Night

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Candy-Corn-Eater by day, Mischief-Maker by night.

Oct. 31: Increase You Psychic Powers Day

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Of course, it's also Halloween.

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