October 19th holidays

October 19th is the 292nd day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Saddam Hussein went on trial for crimes against humanity in Iraq; the Dow Jones Industrial Index fell by 22 percent on what became know as Black Monday, and John Jay was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States. Famous October 19th birthdays include boxer Evander Holyfield and actor John Lithgow. Today is National Mammography Day and National New Friends Day.

We have 10 holidays listed for October 19.

Oct19

National New Friends Day

Make room for new connections in your life, and celebrate friendship everywhere you go.

Oct19

Day of Unity

This is the signature event of National Bullying Prevention Month.

Oct19

Evaluate Your Life Day

This day encourages us to reflect on our lives to become better versions of ourselves.

Oct19

Geelong Cup Day

The day of the running of the Geelong Cup — a Group 3 thoroughbred horse race.

Oct19

Hagfish Day

Today, we learn that, although not cuties, these creatures play an important role in nature.

Oct19

LGBT Center Awareness Day

Get ready to learn about the importance of L.G.B.T.Q centers in your community!

Oct19

National Medical Assistants Day

A great time to explore this important, fast-growing career.

Oct19

National Seafood Bisque Day

Get out your spoon as we dig into all the fun facts about this special day.

Oct19

Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day

Don’t forget to thank your local chambers of commerce for their contribution to sustaining the economy!

Oct19

World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day

World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day highlights obesity, screening, and prevention.