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 15 holidays listed for October 21.

Oct21

International Day of the Nacho

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

Oct21

American Frog Day

Get out your vivariums as we celebrate this day with some great information!

Oct21

​Back to the Future Day

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

Oct21

Celebration of the Mind Day

Gear up for a day full of logic, learning, and fun — even with numbers involved!

Oct21

Count Your Buttons Day

A fun day to celebrate this useful innovation that has made our clothes and lives beautiful.

Oct21

Everyone Writes Day

Learn the history of writing and the best activities for Everyone Writes Day.

Oct21

National Apple Day

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

Oct21

National Check Your Meds Day

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

Oct21

National Mammography Day

Early detection means early treatment and the difference between life and death.

Oct21

National Pets for Veterans Day

It all started with a dog named Bear.

Oct21

National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

Pumpkin cheesecake is yet another way to win any American’s heart.

Oct21

National Reptile Awareness Day

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

Oct21

National Reptile Day

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

Oct21

Police Commemoration Day

Let us all come together to raise our hands and salute those who have served.

Oct21

President Ndadaye's Day

Join us in honoring an unsung African hero who stood for the truth of democracy.