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 20 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

Honduras: Discovery of America Day

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

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 Blessings of The Fishing Fleet Day

This festival's main aim is to bless the fishing fleet right before the fishing season begins.

Oct08

International Newspaper Carrier Day

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

Pastor Appreciation Day

On this day, devotees come together to express gratitude to pastors and other staff of the church.

Oct08

Simchat Torah

On Simchat Torah, Jewish communities celebrate the gift of the Torah.

Oct08

White Sunday

Discover the essence of White Sunday and why it's an increasingly popular holiday in the Americas.

Oct08

World Dyslexia Day

World Dyslexia Day helps patients and caretakers find ways to live a fulfilling life.

Oct08

World Octopus Day

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