Newspaper Column – Magic of the Month!

From this month, I start this Newspaper Column as a part of my blog, where I will list important days in a particular month, some of which we are aware of and some we are not. Please feel free to add any (in comments) if you know and it is not there in the list. 

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List of few International and National Days in October

1st Monday of October – World Habitat Day

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October 1 – World Vegetarian Day, International Day of the older/Elderly

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October 2 – Gandhi Jayanti, International Day of Non-Violence

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October 4 – World Animal Day

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October 5 – World Teacher’s Day

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October 8 – Indian Air Force Day

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October 9 – World Postal or Post-office Day

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October 10 – World Mental Health Day, National Post-office Day

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October 11 – International Day of the Girl Child

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2nd Thursday of October – World Sight Day

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October 12 – World Arthritis Day

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October 13 – International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

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October 14 – World Standards Day

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October 15 – Global Hand Washing Day, International Day of Rural Women, World White Cane Safety Day

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October 16 – World Food Day

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October 17 – International Poverty Day for it’s Eradication

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October 20 – World Osteoporosis Day, World Statistics Day, National Solidarity day

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October 24 – UN Day, World Development Information Day, World Polio Day

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October 27 – World day for Audio-Visual Heritage

October 28 – International Animation Day

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October 31 – World Savings Day or World Thrift day, Halloween Day

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*Please Note : These have been compiled from the Internet and this list is not complete. There might be others, and also the ones specific to a particular country or region. Please do share if you know of any.


This post is a part of Write Over the Weekend, an initiative for Indian Bloggers by BlogAdda.


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2 thoughts on “Newspaper Column – Magic of the Month!

  1. Wow- thats a unique initiative.. Your post is also a subtle reminder to the fact that- Each day brings us something or other to celebrate or think about- its just that in our busy routine- we fail to take note of it.

    Congrats for WoW selection.

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