October 15th holidays

October 15th is the 288th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Iraqis voted to ratify a new constitution; Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the Cold War, and Wayne Gretzkey became the all-time scoring leader in the NHL. Famous October 15th birthdays include Friedrich Nietzsche and chef Emeril Legasse. Today is National Grouch Day and National Cheese Curd Day.

We have 9 holidays listed for October 15.


Global Handwashing Day

It's simple: Wash your hands, save lives.


National Cheese Curd Day

If you’re a total cheese head, then get excited to celebrate National Cheese Curd.


National Grouch Day

We honor the world's favorite grouch, Oscar, from "Sesame Street,"


​National I Love Lucy Day

Who doesn’t love this iconic comedy?


National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

In 2015, Latinos accounted for about one quarter of new diagnoses of HIV in the U.S.


National Mammography Day

Early detection means early treatment and the difference between life and death.


National Mushroom Day

Portobello, shiitake, button, truffle — we’re talking mushrooms here.


National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Take the opportunity to reflect, honor, and come together over pregnancy and infant loss.



Vijaydashmi, or Dusshera is the 10th and the last day of Durga Puja.