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 12 holidays listed for October 20.
World Osteoporosis Day
Bone health is important at any age, so it’s important to spread the word.
Conflict Resolution Day
Join the world to observe a day that promotes peaceful conflict resolution.
Information Overload Day
Put away those devices… except the one you’re using to read this, obviously!
International ShakeOut Day
We all know how scary it can be when a tremor comes out of nowhere.
International Sloth Day
Although sloths look like some kind of furry bear, their closest relatives are anteaters and armadillos.
Miss American Rose Day
Treat yourself as delicately as you treat roses this Miss American Rose Day.
National Day on Writing
Nothing’s quite as scary as staring at a blank page, but you can do it!
National Get Smart About Credit Day
Join us as we talk about credit, channel our inner Steve Carell, and get smart!