October 18th Holidays

October 18th is the 291st day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Félicette, a black and white female Parisian stray cat, became the first cat launched into space; Texas Instruments introduced the first transistor radio, and the novel Moby Dick was first published with the title, The Whale. Famous October 18th birthdays include Chuck Berry, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Da Coach, Mike Ditka. Today is National Chocolate Cupcake Day and National No Beard Day.

We have 19 holidays listed for October 18.

Oct18

National Chocolate Cupcake Day

A day when office break rooms fill with joy only brought by chocolate cupcakes.

Oct18

Flora Duffy Day

Today we join Bermuda in celebrating Flora Duffy and her Olympic achievements.

Oct18

Health Care Aide Day

Health Care Aide Day was created by the government of Manitoba, Canada, to honor healthcare aides.

Oct18

Kati Bihu

Let us celebrate the solemn occasion of the paddy season's beginning.

Oct18

National Alaska Day

Alaska is the largest state to join the U.S. and it is its last frontier, too.

Oct18

National Ken Day

We know about Ken from Barbie. But where did the name come from? Let’s find out!

Oct18

National Louie Day

It’s time to shout out every Louie you know on their special day!

Oct18

National Mark Day

Happy National Mark Day! Let’s celebrate everyone with the most popular male name.

Oct18

National Mashed Potato Day

The potato is so awesome that an entire day is dedicated to celebrating it!

Oct18

National Necktie Day

Put on a necktie and prepare to celebrate this special day in style!

Oct18

National No Beard Day

Going clean shaven could give you a totally new outlook on life!

Oct18

National Pharmacy Technician Day

We celebrate the women and men behind the counter.

Oct18

National Prayer Day

Did you know different religions have varying forms of prayers? Join us as we learn more.

Oct18

National Speak Up for Victims of Sexual Abuse Day

The purpose of this day is to provide help and strength to sexually abused people.

Oct18

National Sunday Day

It’s National Sunday Day! Let’s celebrate and appreciate everyone named Sunday today.

Oct18

National Zane Day

If you or anyone you know is called Zane, now is your day to shine!

Oct18

Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity

Observe this solemn day by standing in solidarity with the unheard voices.

Oct18

Simchat Torah

On Simchat Torah, Jewish communities celebrate the gift of the Torah.

Oct18

World Menopause Day

Gear up to spread awareness about a condition that affects all women.