October 8th holidays

October 8th is the 281st day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day then President George W. Bush announced the establishment of the Department of Homeland Security; guerilla leader Che Guevera and his men were captured in Bolivia, and Yankee Don Larson pitched the only perfect game in the history of the baseball World Series. Famous October 8th birthdays include Matt Damon and Sigourney Weaver. Today is Columbus Day and National Pierogi Day.

We have 8 holidays listed for October 8.


National Pierogi Day

If you’re pining for pierogi, come on and celebrate with us!


Alvin C. York Day

What makes Alvin C. York so special? We have all the information you need!


American Touch Tag Day

Put on your running shoes as we celebrate one of the world’s most popular games.


I Love Yarn Day

Yarn lovers, gather around and share your love. The world needs a little more yarn.


Indian Air Force Day

Be motivated to fly high by learning more about the history behind the Indian Air Force.


Milad an-Nabi (Mawlid)

Milad an-Nabi, is celebrated by Muslims as the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.


National Fluffernutter Day

Celebrate the childhood sandwich of peanut butter and Marshmallow Fluff squished between two slices of bread.


World Octopus Day

We celebrate the special day of a remarkable eight-legged creature.