Media Diary: October 2018 Special Days


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We have collated a selection of Special Events for you to work with for the month of October.

October is the special month for:

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
American Pharmacist Month
Apple Jack Month
Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Clergy Appreciation Month
Computer Learning Month
Cookie Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Eat Country Ham Month
International Drum Month
National Diabetes Month
National Pizza Month
National Vegetarian Month
National Popcorn Popping Month
Sarcastic Month
Seafood Month

The Special Weeks for October:

Week 1 Get Organized Week
Week 1 Customer Service Week
Week 2 Fire Prevention Week
Week 2 Pet Peeve Week
14 – 20 Earth Sciences Week
Week 3 Clergy/Minister/Pastoral Care Week

October Special Days

1-Oct Balloons Around the World Day
1-Oct Fire Pup Day
1-Oct International Coffee Day
1-Oct International Day for the Elderly
1-Oct National Child Health Day
1-Oct National Consignment Day
1-Oct National Hair Day
1-Oct National Homemade Cookies Day (US)
1-Oct World Vegetarian Day
2-Oct National Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day (US)
2-Oct National Fried Scallops Day (US)
2-Oct National Name Your Car Day (US)
2-Oct Phileas Fogg Wager Day
3-Oct National Boyfriend Day
3-Oct National Coffee with a Cop Day
3-Oct National Kale Day (US)
3-Oct National Pumpkin Seed Day
3-Oct National Techies Day
3-Oct National Walk to School Day
4-Oct National Frappe Day (US)
4-Oct National Golf Lover’s Day
4-Oct National Vodka Day
4-Oct Taco Day
4-Oct World Animal Day
5-Oct Chic Spy Day
5-Oct National Apple Betty Day
5-Oct National Body Language Day (US)
5-Oct National Do Something Nice Day (US)
5-Oct National Get Funky Day (US)
5-Oct National Manufacturing Day
5-Oct National Rhode Island Day (US)
5-Oct World Smile Day
5-Oct World Teacher’s Day
6-Oct Come and Take it Day
6-Oct International Frugal Fun Day
6-Oct Mad Hatter Day
6-Oct National German-American Day (US)
6-Oct National Noodle Day (US)
6-Oct National Orange Wine Day (US)
6-Oct National Plus Size Appreciation Day (US)
6-Oct Physician Assistant Day
6-Oct World Card Making Day
7-Oct Frappé Day
7-Oct Grandparents Day (UK)
7-Oct National Inner Beauty Day (US)
7-Oct National LED Light Day (US)
8-Oct American Touch Tag Day
8-Oct Canadian Thanksgiving
8-Oct Columbus Day (US)
8-Oct National Fluffernutter Day (US)
8-Oct National Kick Butt Day (US)
8-Oct National Online Bank Day (US)
8-Oct Native American Day (US)
8-Oct Pierogi Day
9-Oct Curious Events Day
9-Oct Fire Prevention Day
9-Oct National Leif Erikson Day (US)
9-Oct National Moldy Cheese Day (US)
9-Oct National Pro-Life Cupcake Day (US)
10-Oct Handbag Day
10-Oct International Newspaper Carrier Day
10-Oct National Angel Food Cake Day (US)
10-Oct National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work/School Day (US)
10-Oct National Cake Decorating Day (US)
10-Oct National Curves Day (US)
10-Oct National Emergency Nurse’s Day
10-Oct National Stop Bullying Day
10-Oct World Menal Health Day
11-Oct International Day of the Girl Child
11-Oct It’s My Party Day
11-Oct National Coming Out Day
11-Oct National Sausage Pizza Day (US)
12-Oct Cookbook Launch Day
12-Oct Moment of Frustration Day
12-Oct National Freethought Day (US)
12-Oct National Gumbo Day (US)
12-Oct National Savings Day (US)
12-Oct National Vermont Day (US)
12-Oct Old Farmers Day
12-Oct World Egg Day
13-Oct Astronomy Day
13-Oct I Love Yarn Day
13-Oct International Skeptics Day
13-Oct National Chess Day
13-Oct National Costume Swap Day (US)
13-Oct National Motorcycle Ride Day (US)
13-Oct National No Bra Day
13-Oct National Train Your Brain Day (US)
13-Oct National Yorkshire Pudding Day (US)
13-Oct Navy Birthday  (US)
14-Oct Be Bald and Be Free
14-Oct Clergy/Ministry/Pastor Appreciation Day
14-Oct National Dessert Day (US)
15-Oct I Love Lucy Day
15-Oct National Aesthetician Day (US)
15-Oct National Cheese Curd Day (US)
15-Oct National Clean Out Your Virtual Desktop Day
15-Oct National Grouch Day (US)
15-Oct National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (US)
15-Oct National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day (US)
15-Oct National White Cane Safety Day (US)
16-Oct Boss’s Day
16-Oct Department Store Day
16-Oct Dictionary Day
16-Oct Global Cat Day
16-Oct National Liqueur Day (US)
16-Oct National Pharmacy Technician Day
16-Oct Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity
17-Oct Black Poetry Day
17-Oct BRA Day USA
17-Oct Hagfish Day
17-Oct Medical Assistants Recognition Day
17-Oct National Edge Day (US)
17-Oct National Fossil Day (US)
17-Oct National Mulligan Day (US)
17-Oct National Pasta Day (US)
17-Oct National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day (US)
17-Oct Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce
17-Oct Wear Something Gaudy Day
18-Oct Chocolate Cupcake Day
18-Oct Get to Know Your Customers Day
18-Oct National Get Smart About Credit Day (US)
18-Oct National No Beard Day
19-Oct Evaluate Your Life Day
19-Oct National Kentucky Day (US)
19-Oct National LGBT Center Awareness Day (US)
19-Oct National Mammography Day (US)
19-Oct National Seafood Bique Day (US)
20-Oct International Observe the Moon Night
20-Oct International Sloth Day
20-Oct National Brandied Fruit Day (US)
20-Oct National Youth Confidence Day (US)
20-Oct Sweetest Day
21-Oct Apple Day
21-Oct Babbling Day
21-Oct Count your Buttons Day
21-Oct National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day (US)
21-Oct National Reptile Awareness Day (US)
22-Oct Caps Lock Day
22-Oct National Color Day
22-Oct National Nut Day
23-Oct iPod Day
23-Oct Mole Day
23-Oct National Boston Cream Pie Day (US)
23-Oct National TV Talk Show Host Day (US)
23-Oct Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day
24-Oct Bologna Day
24-Oct National Food Day (US)
24-Oct United Nations Day
25-Oct Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day
25-Oct National Greasy Food Day (US)
25-Oct Punk for a Day Day
25-Oct Sourest Day
26-Oct Howl at the Moon Day and Night
26-Oct National Breadstick Day
26-Oct National Day of the Deployed (US)
26-Oct National Financial Crime Fighter DAy (US)
26-Oct National Frankenstein Friday
26-Oct National Mincemeat Day (US)
26-Oct National Mule Day (US)
26-Oct National Pharmacy Buyer Day (US)
26-Oct National Pumpkin Day
26-Oct National Tennessee Day (US)
27-Oct American Beer Day
27-Oct Make a Difference Day
27-Oct National Black Cat Day
27-Oct National Tell a Story Day (Scotland and UK)
27-Oct Navy Day
28-Oct International Animation Day
28-Oct National Chocolate Day (US)
28-Oct National Mother-in-Law Day  (US)
28-Oct Plush Animal Lover’s Day
29-Oct Internet Day
29-Oct National Cat Day (US)
29-Oct National Hermit Day (US)
29-Oct National Oatmeal Day (US)
29-Oct World Stroke Day
30-Oct Candy Corn Day
30-Oct Mischief Night
30-Oct National Publicist Day (US)
30-Oct National Speak Up For Service Day (US)
31-Oct Carve a Pumpkin Day
31-Oct Girl Scout Founder’s Day
31-Oct Halloween
31-Oct Increase Your Psychic Powers Day
31-Oct Magic Day
31-Oct National Caramel Apple Day (US)
31-Oct National Doorbell Day (US)
31-Oct National Knock-Knock Jokes Day (US)

Until next time,


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