2023 Daily Holidays that fall on October 28, include:
Allantide - October 28, 2023 (Closest Saturday to Halloween)
Hug a Sheep Day - October 28, 2023 (Last Saturday in October)
International Animation Day
Kiwanis One Day - October 28, 2023 (Fourth Saturday in October)
Make a Difference Day - October 28, 2023 (4th Saturday in October)
National Chocolate Day
National Pit Bull Awareness Day - October 28, 2023 (Fourth Saturday in October)
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - October 28, 2023 (Last Saturday in October)
Plush Animal Lovers Day
Separation of Church and State Day
St. Jude's Day
Statue of Liberty Dedication Day
Wild Foods Day
World Priest Day - October 28, 2023 (Fourth Sunday in October)
2023 Weekly Holidays that include October 28, 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)
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)
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 28, 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 28 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.
1017 - Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1056)
1793 - Eliphalet Remington, American businessman who founded Remington Arms (d. 1861)
1936 - Charlie Daniels, American singer, songwriter, guitarist, fiddle player (The Devil Went Down to Georgia) (d. 2020)
1967 - Julia Roberts, American actress and producer (Pretty Woman)
1972 - Brad Paisley, American singer, songwriter and actor
1818 - Abigail Adams was an American writer who became the second First Lady of the United States (b. 1744)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1533 - Prince Henry of France marries Florentine Catherine de' Medici. He later became Henry II
Quote of the Day
October 28 is National Chocolate Day!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Planning Healthy Holiday Meals is needed, as many holiday meals revolve around heavy starchy foods. Using Healthy Diet Habits, you can lighten up your meals, but still make them delicious!