- October is yet another month in the English calendar that consists of days that hold national and international importance. Wondering how many days in October hold such significance? Take a look at the detailed list for List of Important days in October 2021 –
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Important days in October
- 2 October: Gandhi Jayanti
The birthday of MK Gandhi, the nation’s father, is considered among the top important days in October. Each year, his birthday is celebrated to remember his significant contribution to forming India as an independent nation. India also started to celebrate world non-violence day on this day since 2007 to recognize Gandhi’s contribution.
- 4 October: World Animal Welfare Day
Each year 4 October is celebrated as World Animal Welfare day to promote the healthy living of animals and their right to live without any threat.
- 5 October: World Teacher’s Day
- 5 October is World Teacher’s day. UNESCO celebrates this day to remember and pay tribute to teachers’ contributions throughout the world and for society.
- 8 October: Indian Air Force Day
On 8th October 1932, the Indian Air force was established. This day is celebrated each year as Indian Air Force day.
- 9 October: World Post Day
9 October is also among special days In October which is celebrated to pay tribute to the postal sector and their services.
- 10 October: World Mental Health Day
10 October is celebrated as World Mental Health Day to raise awareness about mental health and to stop the stigma surrounding mental health.
- 11 October: International Day of Girl Child
11 October is celebrated to raise the importance of girls and make people aware of their rights to live sustainably.
- 13 October: Maha Ashtami
This year, 13 October is among the auspicious days in October. India celebrates Maha Ashtami as it is on this day Goddess Durga killed Mahishaura, signifying how good triumphed over evil.
- 15 October: Dussehra
Dussehra is also one of the main auspicious days in October. This day is celebrated to mark the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana and the triumph of good over evil.
- 15 October: World Students’ Day
15 October is celebrated as World Students’ Day on the birthday of Dr APJ Abdul kalam.
- 19 October: Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad
Id-e-Milad is celebrated each year to mark Hazrat Muhammad’s birth, the Prophet. It is also among the auspicious days in October.
World Development Information Day 2021
- 21 November: World Television Day
November 21 is celebrated as World Television day by the UN to mark television’s importance in modern civilization.
Here is a table; enlisted below are all the special days in October 2021
List of Important Days in October 2021
|Date||Name of Important Days|
|Friday, October 1, 2021||International Day of the Older Persons|
|Friday, October 1, 2021||International Coffee Day|
|Friday, October 1, 2021||World Vegetarian Day|
|Saturday, October 2, 2021||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Saturday, October 2, 2021||International Day of Non-Violence|
|Sunday, October 3, 2021||German Unity Day|
|Monday, October 4, 2021||World Animal Welfare Day|
|Tuesday, October 5, 2021||World Teachers’ Day|
|Wednesday, October 6, 2021||German-American Day|
|Friday, October 8, 2021||Indian Air Force Day|
|Saturday, October 9, 2021||World Postal Day|
|Sunday, October 10, 2021||World Mental Health Day|
|Monday, October 11, 2021||International Day of the Girl Child|
|Wednesday, October 13, 2021||World Calamity Control Day (UN) or UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction|
|Thursday, October 14, 2021||World Standards Day|
|Friday, October 15, 2021||Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day|
|Friday, October 15, 2021||Global Handwashing Day|
|Friday, October 15, 2021||World White Cane Day|
|Friday, October 15, 2021||World Students’ Day|
|Saturday, October 16, 2021||World Food Day|
|Sunday, October 17, 2021||International Poverty Eradication Day|
|Wednesday, October 20, 2021||World Statistics Day|
|Saturday, October 23, 2021||Mole Day|
|Sunday, October 24, 2021||United Nations Day|
|Sunday, October 24, 2021||World Development Information Day|
|Saturday, October 30, 2021||World Thrift Day|
|Sunday, October 31, 2021||Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day|