October 12th holidays

October 12th is the 285th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day 51 people were killed after a truck veered off of a cliff in Peru; Japan's former Prime Minister Tanaka Kakuei was found guilty of taking a $2 million bribe from the Lockheed Corporation, and a huge forest fire killed 453 people in Minnesota. Famous October 12th birthdays include Luciano Pavarotti and track and field star Marion Jones. Today is National Coaches Day and National Farmers Day.

We have 13 holidays listed for October 12.

Oct12

Farmers Day

Take a moment to appreciate all the farmers who work tirelessly to feed us year round.

Oct12

National Pet Obesity Day

Pets come in all shapes and sizes, but sometimes sizes get a little out of hand.

Oct12

Día de la Raza

A celebration of identity and cultures.

Oct12

Emergency Nurses Day

Honor the crucial roles emergency response (E.R.) nurses or trauma nurses play in the healthcare system.

Oct12

International Top Spinning Day

Did you know, this event was initiated by a museum in Burlington, Wisconsin?

Oct12

​National Fossil Day

Show some appreciation for these incredible “time capsules” and the paleontologists who excavate them.

Oct12

National Freethought Day

The ability to form rational thoughts is one of the defining traits of being human.

Oct12

National Gumbo Day

It’s a time to appreciate this heavily seasoned, savory state dish of Louisiana.

Oct12

National Pulled Pork Day

Pork. Cooked. Slowly. Celebrate this classic Texas-style dish, and bring along your favorite barbecue sauce!

Oct12

National Savings Day

There are lots of easier ways to save in order to bring your dreams within reach.

Oct12

National Stop Bullying Day

Bullying can come in many forms, and leave victims feeling helpless.

Oct12

National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day

Got parents? Take them to lunch. Got kids? Let them treat you to a school lunch.

Oct12

World Arthritis Day

It's time to raise awareness about the debilitating and widespread effects of arthritis.