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.
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.