October 16th is the 289th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day former Chilean dictator Augustin Pinochet was arrested in London on a murder extradition warrant; Bishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and C.S. Lewis's The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe was first published. Famous October 16th birthdays include Oscar Wilde, Angela Lansbury, and Tim Robbins. Today is National Liqueur Day and Global Cat Day.
We have 10 holidays listed for October 16.
National Feral Cat Day
Start practicing your alley cat strut and get your feline friends together.
National Fetch Day
A chance to get out in the yard, get some exercise, and build some memories.
World Food Day
Where would we be without food? We certainly wouldn’t be at Starbucks, grocery stores or restaurants.
Join the other adrenaline-fueled daredevils at the New River Gorge Bridge on Bridge Day.
Webster was a true pioneer for creating the reference book we use so ubiquitously!
Global Cat Day
Educating, engaging, and empowering people to defend and protect cats is the right thing to do.
National Liqueur Day
Liqueurs are basically alcoholic beverages made from distilled spirits — with lots of added flavors.