October, the tenth month of the year, ushers in the beauty of autumn in many parts of the world. As the leaves transform into a vibrant tapestry of red, orange, and gold, October carries a sense of warmth and coziness. It marks the transition from the long, lazy days of summer to the crisp, invigorating days of fall.
In October, Halloween, a holiday known for its spooky traditions and creative costumes, takes center stage. It's a time for pumpkins, haunted houses, and candy-filled festivities.
Moreover, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, encouraging people to support the fight against breast cancer by wearing pink and promoting awareness and early detection.
In the natural world, migratory birds begin their journey south, and animals prepare for the approaching winter.
October is a month of transformation, reflection, and celebration, as it bridges the gap between the summer's warmth and the winter's chill, offering a rich tapestry of experiences for all to enjoy.
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:
6 - Last Quarter 9:48 am EDT
8 - Simchat Torah (Jewish)
9 - Columbus Day
9 - Indigenous Peoples Day
9 - Thanksgiving (Canada)
14 - Annular Solar Eclipse 1:59 pm EDT
14 - New Moon 1:55 pm EDT
15 - Navaratri begins (Hindu)
16 - Birth of the Báb (Bahá’í)
17 - Birth of Bahá’u’lláh (Bahá’í)
21 - First Quarter 11:29 pm EDT
24 - United Nations Day
28 - Partial Lunar Eclipse 4:14 pm EDT
28 - Full Moon 4:24 pm EDT
29 - British Summer Time ends (UK)
31 - Halloween
31 - Samhain (Pagan/Wiccan)
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Posted by Amber Lotus Publishing on 1st Oct 2023