Hello October, my favorite month! Here’s your free Downloadable October 2015 Calendar.
- Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- Birthstone: Opal
- Birth flower: Calendula (Marigold)—Warm, fierce. Exemplify elegance and devotion. (British & US)
- Zodiac: Libra (September 23 – October 22) and Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
October 9th is Fire Prevention Day which commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. It’s also Moldy Cheese Day, umm… no thank you. The 11th is Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day, not recommended if you’re looking for a promotion. The 12th is Columbus Day. October 16th is Bosses Day and the 17th is Sweetest Day. It’s fine if you forget your boss, but don’t forget your sweetie! The 30th is National Candy Corn Day. The 31st is Carve a Pumpkin Day and oh, Halloween!
- September 19–October 4: Oktoberfest, Munich Germany
- October 27-November 4: World Series (Baseball)
- October 3-11: International Balloon Festival, Albuquerque, NM (on my bucket list!)
- The National Basketball League and the National Hockey League both begin their seasons in October.
Originally, October was the eighth month in the Roman calendar. The word “October” originates from the Latin word “octo” which means eight. In the Gregorian calendar, January and February were added and bumped October to the 10th month.
Random October Birthdays
- October 2: Mahatma Gandhi and Kelly Ripa
- October 3: Gwen Stefani
- October 5: Cassie!
- October 8: Matt Damon
- October 9: John Lennon
- October 13: Margaret Thatcher
- October 15: Me!
- October 20: Snoop Dogg
- October 21: Kim Kardashian
- October 25 Pablo Picasso
- October 28 Bill Gates and Caitlyn Jenner