October 5th is the 278th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day the Ladbroke Grove train crash in west London killed 31 people; the U.S. Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) was founded, and a workers' strike in Hollywood turned into a bloody riot at the entrance of Warner Brothers Studios. Famous October 5th birthdays include actress Kate Winslet and the late comedian Bernie Mac. Today is World Teachers Day, National Be Nice Day, and World Teachers Day.
We have 17 holidays listed for October 5.
National Do Something Nice Day
This holiday encourages us to perform acts of kindness for strangers or loved ones — or both!
Bring Your Bible To School Day
Take up your Bible as we read and share God’s Word, expressing our religious freedom.
The Jewish holiday's roots are in celebration of thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest.
Kiribati: Education Day
We are celebrating a national priority, with a day that honors teachers and everything education.
National Apple Betty Day
Tart apples fresh off the tree are almost begging to be used for this autumn treat.
National Caribbean Civility Day
Support the true leaders of Caribbean communities by celebrating their achievements in humanitarian work.
National Depression Screening Day
Roughly 40 million adults in the U.S. struggle with depression or anxiety.
National Get Funky Day
We're not talking funk as in depressing, but funk as in get-happy-and-celebrate-life!
National Military Podcast Day
If you’re struggling with P.T.S.D. from war, press play and start healing.
National Rhode Island Day
Let’s take a deep dive into some interesting facts about National Rhode Island Day.
Portugal Republic Day
Celebrate Portugal’s Republic Day which ushered in a new form of government in a bloodless revolution!
Vanuatu Constitution Day
Thanks to its constitution, Vanuatu can finally live and govern according to its own values.