Days of Interest in October

Day What Happened
01International Coffee Day - At meeting on March 3-7, 2014, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) created International Coffee Day, and established October 1 as the date to celebrate coffee around the world. The first International Coffee Day was held on October 1, 2015. This allows people and countries around the world to celebrate coffee on the same day.
03National Techies Day - This special day originated in 1999 by and a consortium of government and industry leaders not recognized officially by the govt
04National Golf day - National Golf Day is a major charitable event, sponsored annually since 1952 by the PGA. some relation to Bob Hope, Dean Martin, and Jerry Lewis
05World Teacher Day - On October 5, 1966, a UNESCO and the International Labour Organisation conference adopted a special recommendation on Teachers. The date of this event was selected as the date to annually honor and recognize teachers around the world.
06Come and Take It Day - The town of Gonzales, Texas holds a Come & Take It Festival each year. It commemorates the firing of the first shot of the Texas revolution on Oct. 2, 1835, which took place near Gonzales
09Leif Erikson Day - In 1964, a joint resolution of Congress declared October 9th as Leif Erikson Day. A presidential Proclamation is issued every year. Leif Erikson Day gives recognition to the first European to set foot on North American soil Around 1002 A.D.
12Columbus Day (2nd monday of the month) - Columbus Discovered America in 1492. He originally set sail on August 3, 1492 We have been celebrating Columbus Day since 1792
15White Cane Safety Day - On October 15, 1964, a Joint resolution of Congress passed legislation marking this day. President Lyndon Johnson immediately issued a proclamation declaring this day to be White Cane Safety Day. White Cane Safety Day celebrates and recognizes the achievements of the blind and visually impaired, and their independence.
25World Pasta Day - World Pasta Day was established as an annual event at the first World Pasta Congress held on October 25, 1995 in Rome, Italy. It is promoted by pasta manufacturers around the world.
30Mischief Night -
31Halloween -