October 20th holidays

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 Chefs Day

This day celebrates chefs and spreads awareness about eating healthy.


International Sloth Day

Although sloths look like some kind of furry bear, their closest relatives are anteaters and armadillos. 


National Brandied Fruit Day

Get ready to dig in, as we celebrate National Brandied Fruit Day.


National Day on Writing

Nothing’s quite as scary as staring at a blank page, but you can do it!


National Medical Assistants Day

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


Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day

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