October 21st holidays

October 21st is the 294th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Fred Dryer of the Los Angeles Rams became the first player to score two safeties in an NFL game; the Guggenheim Museum opened in New York City, and French women voted for the first time in the French legislative election. Famous October 21st birthdays include Carrie Fisher and Alfred Nobel. Today is National Apple Day and Pets for Vets Day.

We have 8 holidays listed for October 21.


International Day of the Nacho

You get permission to eat America’s favorite Tex-Mex treats for a full 24 hours!


​Back to the Future Day

Throw on your Nikes, pop in a VHS and rev up your DeLorean.


International ShakeOut Day

We all know how scary it can be when a tremor comes out of nowhere.


National Apple Day

Celebrate all things apple: apple pie, apple sauce, apple crisp… we could go on.


National Check Your Meds Day

It’s a rare chance for consumers to get free medical advice.


National Pets for Veterans Day

It all started with a dog named Bear.


National Reptile Awareness Day

Godzilla. Reptar. The Geico Gecko. Those two lizards that always hang out around your back porch.


National Reptile Day

The squeamish and admirers alike appreciate the role these creatures play in our ecosystem.