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.

DateHolidayCategoryTagsRegion
Tue Oct 1
​International Day of Older Persons
Tue Oct 1
International Coffee Day
Tue Oct 1
National Black Dog Day
Tue Oct 1
National Fire Pup Day
Tue Oct 1
National Hair Day
Tue Oct 1
National Homemade Cookies Day
Tue Oct 1
World Vegetarian Day
October
​Global Diversity Awareness Month, , ,
October
​Italian-American Heritage Month, ,
October
​National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October
AIDS Awareness Month
October
American Cheese Month
October
Blindness Awareness Month
October
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
October
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
October
Eat Better, Eat Together Month,
October
Emotional Wellness Month, , , ,
October
Fair Trade Month,
October 1–8
Fungal Disease Awareness Week
October
German-American Heritage Month, ,
October
Health Literacy Month
October
Healthy Lung Month,
October
National ADHD Awareness Month,
October
National Book Month
October
​National Bullying Prevention Month, ,
October
National Caramel Month
October
National Chili Month
October
National Chiropractic Month,
October
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
October
National Dental Hygiene Month,
October
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
October
National Dessert Month
October
National Ergonomics Month
October
National Liver Awareness Month
October
National Pasta Month
October
National Physical Therapy Month
October
National Pickled Peppers Month
October
National Pizza Month
October
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
October
National Pretzel Month
October
National Protect Your Hearing Month
October
National Sausage Month
October
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
October
Polish American Heritage Month,
October
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
October
Vegetarian Month,
October
World Menopause Month