October 4 is the 277th day of the Gregorian calendar, which was introduced on this day by Pope Gregory XIII; the Orient Express had its inaugural run. WikiLeaks was launched. Famous birthdays include Alicia Silverstone, Russell Simmons and Susan Sarandon. Today is National Poetry Day.
We have 10 holidays listed for October 4.
National Taco Day
A concentrated and intensified version of the “Taco Tuesdays” many restaurants offer. We aren't complaining!
National Vodka Day
Today, vodka is the most widely-consumed spirit in the world — quite the accomplishment!
Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
The acclaimed Catholic friar, philosopher, mystic, and teacher, is celebrated with the Feast of Saint Francis.
Improve Your Office Day
Even if your office is your bedroom, we’ve got ideas to make it extra special.
Get ready to light ‘diyas’ (lamps), learn about Hindu myths, and try delicious Indian sweets.
National Fruit at Work Day
This day celebrates every fruit that has given us its delicious juiciness and boost in work performance.