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.
National New Friends Day
Make room for new connections in your life, and celebrate friendship everywhere you go.
Evaluate Your Life Day
This day encourages us to reflect on our lives to become better versions of ourselves.
Geelong Cup Day
The day of the running of the Geelong Cup — a Group 3 thoroughbred horse race.
Today, we learn that, although not cuties, these creatures play an important role in nature.
LGBT Center Awareness Day
Get ready to learn about the importance of L.G.B.T.Q centers in your community!
National Seafood Bisque Day
Get out your spoon as we dig into all the fun facts about this special day.
Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day
Don’t forget to thank your local chambers of commerce for their contribution to sustaining the economy!