October 1 is the 274th day of the Gregorian calendar. Congress established Yosemite National Park, Stanford University opened in California. High speed bullet train service was established connecting Tokyo to Osaka. Famous birthdays include Julie Andrews, Zach Galifianakis and Brie Larson. Today is National Black Dog Day.

We have 48 holidays listed for October 1.

October 1 is also…

AIDS Awareness Month
American Cheese Month
Blindness Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month
Emotional Wellness Month, , ,
Fair Trade Month
Fungal Disease Awareness Week
German-American Heritage Month,
​Global Diversity Awareness Month, , ,
Health Literacy Month
Healthy Lung Month
​Italian-American Heritage Month,
National ADHD Awareness Month
National Book Month
​National Bullying Prevention Month, ,
National Caramel Month
National Chili Month
National Chiropractic Month,
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
National Dessert Month
​National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Ergonomics Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Pasta Month
National Physical Therapy Month
National Pickled Peppers Month
National Pizza Month
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
National Pretzel Month
National Protect Your Hearing Month
National Sausage Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
Polish American Heritage Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
Vegetarian Month,
World Menopause Month