2023 Daily Holidays that fall on October 27, include:
American Beer Day
Boxer Shorts Day
Cranky Co-workers Day
Frankenstein Friday - October 27, 2023 (Last Friday of October)
International Bandanna Day - October 27, 2023 (Last Friday in October)
National Black Cat Day (U.K.)
National Breadstix Day - October 27, 2023 (Last Friday in October)
National Mentoring Day (U.K.)
National Potato Day
Nevada Day - October 27, 2023 (Last Friday in October)
Occupational Therapy Day
Sylvia Plath Day
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
World Lemar Day - October 27, 2023 (Last Friday in October)
2023 Weekly Holidays that include October 27, are:
Ace Week (Formerly Asexuality Week) - October 22-28, 2023
American Massage Therapy Week - October 22-28, 2023
Disarmament Week - October 24-30
Give Wildlife a Brake Week - October 22-28, 2023 (Last Week in October)
Global Health Equity Week - October 23-27, 2023
International Dyslexia Association Reading Week - October 22-28, 2023
International Magic Week - October 25-31
Kids Care Week - October 22-28, 2023 (Always includes 10/27 - Make a Difference Day)
Mawlid Al Nabi - Evening of October 26 - Evening of October 27, 2023
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week - October 22-28, 2023 (Last Week in October)
National Massage Therapy Awareness Week - October 22-28, 2023 (Last Full Week in October)
National Red Ribbon Week - October 23-31 (Last 9 days of October)
National Respiratory Care Week - October 22-28, 2023 (Last Full Week of October)
Pastoral Care Week - October 22-28, 2023 (Last Full Week in October)
Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week - October 24-31
Pro Bono Week - October 22-28, 2023
Respiratory Care Week - October 22-28, 2023 (Last Week of October)
World Origami Days - October 24 - November 11
2023 Monthly Holidays that include October 27, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our October Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of October.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events (Date Order)
Cricket World Cup - October 5 - November 19, 2023
The Astrological Sign for October 27 is Scorpio which spans from October 23 to November 21.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of October is:
Marigold is a Mediterranean native plant and has been prized for both its beauty and versatility. They come in a range of colors including white, gold, and yellow; however, probably the most popular is bright orange.
This year, I used several flats of marigolds around all my vegetables that I was growing. I also re-potted a bunch of hanging baskets with succulents and put some yellow marigolds in each one for some color.
The Birthstone(s) for October are :
Opal gemstones are truly unique, because each individual gem is adorned with a one-of-a-kind color combination.
Tourmaline is a favorite gemstone for many because it's available in a rainbow of beautiful colors.
1811 - Isaac Singer, American businessman who founded the Singer Corporation (d. 1875)
1858 - Theodore Roosevelt, American colonel and politician who became the 26th President of the United States (d. 1919)
1942 - Lee Greenwood, American singer and songwriter, known for God Bless The U.S.A.
1947 - William Fay, Irish actor and producer who co-founded the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland (b. 1872)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1880 - Theodore Roosevelt, future 26th U.S. President marries Alice Hathaway Lee
1971 - Steve Garvey, baseball player, marries Cyndy Truman
1984 - Rick Springfield, singer, marries Barbara Porter
Quote of the Day
October 27th is American Beer Day! Cheers!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Winter Weather Preparedness Week falls between October 20 - November 9 with the dates varying by U.S. State.
It's always a great idea to be prepared with an Emergency Food Supply, but especially heading into the winter months when weather can be an issue.
Having an Emergency Food Supply ready to go when a disaster strikes is a healthy diet habit for everyone! Pros and Cons of Homemade Emergency Supplies Kit or a Ready Made Emergency Kit can be found on Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1275 - Amsterdam is founded
1682 - Philadelphia Pennsylvania is founded
1810 - The U.S. annexes the former Spanish colony of West Florida
1904 - The first underground NYC Subway line named the IRT Broadway-Seventh Avenue Line opens
1936 - Mrs. Wallis Simpson obtains her divorce so she can marry King Edward VIII of the UK who abdicates his throne
1954 - Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. becomes the first African-American General in the U.S. Air Force
1961 - NASA tests the first Saturn I rocket
1971 - The Democratic Republic of the Congo is renamed Zaire
1979 - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gains its independence from the U.K.
1981 - The Soviet submarine S-363 runs aground on the east coast of Sweden
1991 - Turkmenistan achieves its independence from the Soviet Union
2017 - Catalonia declares independence from Spain
2018 - A gunman kills 11, and injures six when he opens fire on a Pittsburgh synagogue
This Day in Music
1982 - 1999 is the fifth album released by Prince
1993 - Glenn Frey's TV series South of Sunset debuts on CBS
1998 - Doo Wop (That Thing) is released by Lauryn Hill and is her first single as a solo artist
1999 - Falling Away From Me is debuted by KoRn on the season premiere of South Park
2009 - Modern Day Prodigal Son is released as Brantley Gilbert's debut album
2014 - 1989 is released by Taylor Swift with the first two singles Shake It Off and Blank Space (video below)
This Day in Sports
1961 - American Basketball League starts play
2006 - St. Louis beats Detroit Tigers, 4-2 in Game 5 of the World Series at Busch Stadium to win the Cardinals' 10th title in franchise history; MVP is Cardinals infielder David Eckstein
2018 - LA Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in Game 3 of baseball's World Series
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (archaic, rare) An act of addressing a person by a certain name or title 2. (archaic, rare) A name or title by which someone is addressed or identified; an appellation, a designation 3. (obsolete) An act of addressing or speaking to someone; also, the address or speech so made
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