October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. It is the sixth of seven months to have a length of 31 days. Originally the eighth month in the old Roman calendar, October retained its name—from the Latin ôctō meaning “eight”—after January and February were inserted to bring the calendar to 12 months.
Birthstone: Opal, Tourmaline
Zodiac signs: Libra (until October 22) and Scorpio (October 23 onwards)
Here are a few of the special days during this month:
2 - Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
2 - First Quarter 8:14 pm EDT
3 - National Butterfly and Hummingbird Day
5 - Yom Kippur (Jewish)
9 - Full Moon 4:55 pm EDT
10 - Columbus Day
10 - Indigenous Peoples Day
10 - Sukkot Begins (Jewish
10 - Thanksgiving (Canada)
17 - Last Quarter 1:15 pm EDT
18 - Simchat Torah (Jewish)
24 - Diwali (Hindu)
24 - United Nations Day
25 - Partial Solar Eclipse 7:00 am EDT3
25 - New Moon 6:49 am EDT
26 - Birth of the Báb (Bahá’í)
27 - Birth of Bahá’u’lláh (Bahá’í)
30 - British Summer Time Ends (UK)
31 - Halloween
31 - Samhain (Pagan/Wiccan)
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Posted by Amber Lotus Publishing on 2nd Oct 2022