October 20th is the 293rd day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day a plane carrying the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd crashed, killing lead singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Steve Gaines; former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy married Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, and the United States Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase. Famous October 20th birthdays include rapper Snoop Dogg and Bela Lugosi. Today is Sweetest Day and National Sloth Day.
We have 7 holidays listed for October 20.
World Osteoporosis Day
Bone health is important at any age, so it’s important to spread the word.
International Sloth Day
Although sloths look like some kind of furry bear, their closest relatives are anteaters and armadillos.
National Day on Writing
Nothing’s quite as scary as staring at a blank page, but you can do it!