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 24 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!
Otherwise known as the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur is considered the holiest day in Judaism.
Coffee with a Cop Day
Get your cup ready and go to the nearest restaurant to drink coffee with a cop.
Let us celebrate this time of year when families come together and extend kindness to others.
International Walk to School Day
Make sure your shoes are made for walking; it’s Walk to School Day!
Janmostav of Srimatna Sankardev
Honor the legacy and spirit of the founder of Assamese culture and be inspired.
Kiribati: Education Day
We are celebrating a national priority, with a day that honors teachers and everything education.
National Above the Bus Day
In this dog-eat-dog world, let no kind act go unseen and unrewarded.
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 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.
National Walk and Bike to School Day
You've probably heard stories of how your parents or grandparents had to walk miles to school.
Portugal Republic Day
Celebrate Portugal’s Republic Day which ushered in a new form of government in a bloodless revolution!
Celebrate Semana Morazánic with the people of Honduras, a day established to honor Franciso Morazán.
Vanuatu Constitution Day
Thanks to its constitution, Vanuatu can finally live and govern according to its own values.