Holidays and Festivals

Independence Day (Republic of Cyprus) * (see below)
Independence Day  (Nigeria)
* (see below)
Independence Day (Tuvalu)
* (see below)
National Day (People's Republic of China - 1949)
World Day of Music
* (see below)
World Vegetarian Day
* (see below)  

Children's Day  (Singapore)
Arbor Day (Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands - CNMI)
International Day of Older Persons
The Fourth Binary Day (4of 9) (0s and 1s)
Fire Pup Day
Magic Circles Day
Feast of Abai (martyr) in the Syrian Church
Feast of Thérèse de Lisieux
Feast of Saint Bavo
Feast of Saint Remigius
Feast of Blessed Edward James
Feast of Saint Nicetius
* Pop Montreal Festival Montréal, Canada September 29 - October 3 (3of5) (2010) 
* Czech beer festival Pilsner Fest is held every year in October.

* Independence Day (Republic of Cyprus) from Britain in 1960
* Independence Day  (Nigeria) from Britain in 1960
* Independence Day (Tuvalu) from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati) in 1975
* World Day of Music, is the proposal of Yehudi Menuhin in 1975
* World Vegetarian Day, created by the North American Vegetarian Society in 1977  

Fête de la Cuve   Translation:  Vat Day (French Republican) The 10th day of the Month of Vendémiaire in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"He who goes to bed, and goes to bed sober,
Falls as the leaves do, and dies in October. 
But he who goes to bed, and does so mellow,
shall live as he ought to, and dies a good fellow."
- Traditional

Drinks of The Day

1 Part LemonaDe
1 Part Beer
- Variation -
The Radler
1 Part Pilsner-style Beer
1 Part Lemon-lime Soda
- Variation -
The Russ
1 Part Weizenbier
1 Part Lemon-lime Soda
- Alternative -
1 Part lager Beer
1 Part cola.

Wine of The Day

Lynfred NV Oktoberfest

Beer of The Day

 - Western Hemisphere -
Brewer - Rock Bottom Brewery – Long Beach  Long Beach, CA, USA 
Style - German-Style Märzen
- Eastern Hemisphere -
Spezialbier Edel
Brewer - Aktienbrauerei Kaufbeuren AG  Kaufbeuren, Germany 
Style - German Style Oktoberfest/Wiesen (Meadow)

Joke of The Day

 I nearly pissed myself last night. 
I was in the airport bar having a pint when this guy came in shouting Allah Allah Allah Allah Allah Allah Allava whiskey on the rocks please. 

Damn Stutterers!

Quote of The Day

Liaba bsuffa und lusdig, ois niachdan und bled : I’d rather be drunk and funny than sober and stupid.”
- Bavarian Proverb

Whiskey of The Day

Charter 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

October Observances

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
American Cheese Month
American Pharmacist Month
Antidepressant Death Awareness Month
Apple Jack Month
Apple Month
Awareness Month
Bat Appreciation Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month
Celebrating The Bilingual Child Month
Celiac Disease Awareness Month
Children's Magazine Month
Christmas Seal Campaign (10/1-12/31)
Church Library Month
Church Safety and Security Month
Class Reunion Month
Clergy Appreciation Month
Co-op Awareness Month
Computer Learning Month
Cookie Month
Cut Out Dissection Month
Diversity Awareness Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Dyslexia Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month
Eat Country Ham Month
Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month
Emotional Wellness Month
Employee Ownership Month
Energy Management is a Family Affair, Improve Your Home Month (10/1-3/31)
Fair Trade Month
Feral Hog Month or Hog Out Month
Financial Planning Month
Gay and Lesbian History Month
German-American Heritage Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month
Go Hog Wild, Eat Country Ham Month
Halloween Safety Month
Head Start Awareness Month
Health Literacy Month
Home Eye Safety Month
Intergeneration Month
International Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month
International Drum Month
International Starman Month
International Strategic Planning Month
International Walk To School Month
Italian-American Heritage Month
LGBT History Month
Long Term Care Planning Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Month of Free Thought
National "Gain The Inside Advantage" Month
National AIDS Awareness Month 
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
National Arts & Humanities Month
National Audiology Awareness Month
National Bake and Decorate Month
National Book Month
National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
National Canine Good Health Month
National Caramel Month
National Chili Month
National Chiropractic Month
National Communicate with Your Kid Month
National Construction Toy Month
National Cookbook Month
National Crime Prevention Month
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Depression Education & Awareness Month
National Diabetes Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Down Syndrome Month
National Ergonomics Month
National Family Sexuality Education Month
National Field Trip Month
National Gain the Inside Advantage Month
National Go On A Field Trip Month
National Kitchen & Bath Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Medical Librarian Month
National Orthodontic Health Month
National Physical Therapy Month
National Pizza Month
National Popcorn Popping Month
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
National Protect Your Hearing Month
National RSV Awareness Month
National Reading Group Month
National Roller Skating Month
National Sarcastic Awareness Month
National Seafood Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
National Stamp Collecting Month
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month
National Toilet Tank Repair Month
National Vegetarian Month
National Window Covering Safety Month
National Work and Family Month
Organize Your Medical Information Month
Pear and Pineapple Month
Photographer Appreciation Month
Polish American Heritage Month
Positive Attitude Month
Raptor Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
Rhizomes and Persimmons Month
Rhubarb Month
Right Brainers Rule! Month
Sausage Month
Second Binary Month (2of 3) (0s and 1s)
Self-Promotion Month
Spinach Lovers Month
Squirrel Awareness Month (Different Than Squirrel Appreciation Day in January)
Tackling Hunger Month
Talk About Prescriptions Month
Wishbones for Pets Month (10/15 - 11/30)
Women's Small Business Month
Workplace Politics Awareness Month
World Blindness Awareness Month
World Menopause Month

Observances this Week

Customer Service Week, First Week of October
Universal Children's Week, First Week of October
Get Organized Week, First Week of October
World Hearing Aid Awareness Week, Last Sunday of September to next Saturday
National Chimney Safety Week, Week before First Full Week in October
Fall Astronomy Week, Week of Fall Astronomy Day (Saturday between mid-September and mid-October so as to be on or close to the first quarter Moon)

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