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 28 holidays listed for October 15.

Oct15

National Fetch Day

A chance to get out in the yard, get some exercise, and build some memories.

Oct15

Sweetest Day

It’s a day to give a card with a sweet message to someone you appreciate.

Oct15

Bridge Day

Join the other adrenaline-fueled daredevils at the New River Gorge Bridge on Bridge Day.

Oct15

Commemoration Day of King's Father

From his birth in 1922 to his death in 2012, King Norodom Sihanouk lived an interesting life.

Oct15

Global Handwashing Day

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

Oct15

Hoshana Rabbah

The Jewish holiday's roots are in celebration of thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest.

Oct15

International African Penguin Awareness Day

Get your flippers ready as we enter the world of one of nature’s most endearing birds.

Oct15

International Day of Rural Women

Let us celebrate the strength, courage, and triumphs of these superwomen!

Oct15

International: Dussehra

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of India by attending the Kullu Dussehra in Himachal Pradesh.

Oct15

Mother's Day in Malawi

Mothers are selfless, strong, and beautiful. They deserve to be honored and celebrated.

Oct15

National Aesthetician Day

It's time we returned a good deed to our beauty experts — the aestheticians!

Oct15

National Cheese Curd Day

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

Oct15

National Costume Swap Day

Get ready to make heads turn as we pick out the best costumes for you.

Oct15

National Grouch Day

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

Oct15

National HSA Awareness Day

Health is wealth! So it's always important to stay prepared for unplanned emergencies.

Oct15

​National I Love Lucy Day

Who doesn’t love this iconic comedy?

Oct15

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

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

Oct15

National Lemon Bar Day

We're traveling back in time to learn about the sweet history of lemon bars.

Oct15

National Motorcycle Ride Day

Gear up to go on a biking adventure of a lifetime.

Oct15

National Mushroom Day

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

Oct15

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

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

Oct15

National Riley Day

If you’ve watched Inside Out, you’re familiar with the name Riley. Well, today is her day!

Oct15

National Roast Pheasant Day

On National Roast Pheasant Day, learn about one of the most popular U.K. birds.

Oct15

Shine a Light Night

On Shine a Light Night, people spend a night outside to show compassion for the homeless.

Oct15

Tunisia: Evacuation Day

This day marks the departure of the last French soldiers from Bizerte in Tunisia.

Oct15

Universal Music Day

Join the symphony as we celebrate this day with music.

Oct15

White Cane Safety Day

The white cane represents the blind’s remarkable achievements and symbolizes their independence.

Oct15

World Students’ Day

World Students' Day is a time to pay tribute to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the "People's President."