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 30 holidays listed for October 21.

Oct21

National Apple Day

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

Oct21

National Fetch Day

A chance to get out in the yard, get some exercise, and build some memories.

Oct21

Sweetest Day

It’s a day to give a card with a sweet message to someone you appreciate.

Oct21

American Frog Day

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

Oct21

Armed Forces Day in Honduras

Today, we honor the valiant Honduran soldiers who risk their lives for others’ safety.

Oct21

​Back to the Future Day

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

Oct21

Bridge Day

Join the other adrenaline-fueled daredevils at the New River Gorge Bridge on Bridge Day.

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

Ethnicity day

Celebrate Ethnicity Day by learning about the different ethnic groups in Estonia.

Oct21

Everyone Writes Day

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

Oct21

Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day

The day raises awareness about the importance of iodine and the disorders it prevents.

Oct21

Honduran Army Day

An important symbol of Honduran unity is celebrated on this day. Join us in commemorating it!

Oct21

International Day of the Nacho

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

Oct21

International Sloth Day

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

Oct21

Loud Shirt Day

Let’s all make some noise and get loud for Loud Shirt Day right!

Oct21

Maha Saptami

An intriguing and religious festival dedicated to a goddess celebrated in India.

Oct21

National Alexander Day

It’s National Alexander Day. Let’s celebrate the people named after the great king of Macedonia.

Oct21

National Archives Day

Take a look at the historical records as well as the preservation of such important information.

Oct21

National Check Your Meds Day

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

Oct21

National Jameson Day

All James and Jamesons are honored on this day for being the greatest versions of themselves.

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 Raymond Day

Today is your day to be treated like royalty! Think of it as your second birthday.

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

Nepal: Phulpati

The word ‘Phul’ is Hindi for ‘flower,’ and ‘pati’ translates to ‘petal.’

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.

Oct21

Trafalgar Day

More than two centuries ago, the British Navy defeated French and Spanish ships at Trafalgar.