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 21 holidays listed for October 8.

Oct08

National Pierogi Day

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

Oct08

Alvin C. York Day

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

Oct08

American Touch Tag Day

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

Oct08

Battle of Angamos

Discover why the Battle of Angamos is significant in Peru and how it is commemorated.

Oct08

Egypt: Al-Mouled Al-Nabawy

Egypt celebrates Al-Mouled Al-Nabawy in honor of Prophet Muhammad’s birth. Join us as we commemorate it!

Oct08

Honduras: Discovery of America Day

Did you know that Columbus did not even set foot in North America?

Oct08

I Love Yarn Day

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

Oct08

Indian Air Force Day

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

Oct08

International Birth Registration Day

Understand why this is such an important day for millions of children across the globe.

Oct08

International Newspaper Carrier Day

National Newspaper Carrier Day on October 8 celebrates the resilient paperboys who have been around for as long as newspapers themselves. These fearless riders bring…
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Oct08

Milad an-Nabi (Mawlid)

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

Oct08

Myanmar Full Moon of Thadingyut

Buddhist Lent, which commemorates Buddha's return to earth, concludes on this day.

Oct08

National Chess Day

Mentally stimulate and challenge yourself by playing the timeless game of chess.

Oct08

National Fluffernutter Day

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

Oct08

National Harbormaster Appreciation Day

Let's understand why it's so important that we say thank you to harbormasters.

Oct08

National Heroes’ Day

From battlefields to classrooms, we have heroes who inspire change with their noteworthy actions.

Oct08

National Justin Day

There’re many famous people named Justin. But don’t worry, National Justin Day also belongs to you.

Oct08

National Lance Day

Do you know anyone named Lance? Find out more about the history of this attractive name.

Oct08

National Salmon Day

Whip out your recipes, prepare your wild or packaged salmon, and make delicious healthy food.

Oct08

Prophet Muhammad’s birthday

Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday commemorates the birth of the religion of Islam’s founder.

Oct08

World Octopus Day

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