Important Days in October – List of Important National & International Days & Dates

In this article, we are going to share the list of Important Days in October 2018. Make use of the Important National & International Days and dates of October 2018. This October 2018 important dates will help you score good marks in Railways, SSC, UPSC, and other competative exams. Basically, around 2 to 3 questions will be asked about the important days in October in the main competative exams. Make sure you remember the list of important dates/ days of the year for better scoring.

Important Days in October

India Important Dates

02nd October –  Gandhi Jayanti, Lal Bahadur Shastri’s Birth Anniversary

08th October – Indian Air Force Day

10th October – National Post Day, Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti

15th October – World Students Day in India

20th October – National Solidarity Day (China attacked India on that Day)

21st October – Police Commemoration Day

30th October – World Savings Day in India

31st October – National Rededication Day, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday

World Important Dates

01st October – World Habitat Day, World Vegetarian Day, International Day of the Older/Elderly, International Coffee Day, World Architecture Day

02nd October –  Gandhi Jayanti, International Day of Non-Violence, World Farm Animals Day, Lal Bahadur Shastri’s Birth Anniversary

03rd October – Stevie Ray Vaughan Day

04th October – World Animal Day, National Vodka Day in the USA

05th October – World Teachers’ Day

06th October –  German-American Day, Mad Hatter Day

07th October – World Day for Decent Work

08th October – World Octopus Day

09th October – World Post Day

10th October – World Day against Death Penalty

11th October – World Sight Day,  International Day of the Girl Child

12th October – World Arthritis Day, World Egg Day

13th October – UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

14th October – World Standards Day

15th October – World White Cane Day, Global Handwashing Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, International Day of Rural Women

16th October – World Food Day

17th October – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Spreadsheet Day

18th October – Chocolate Cupcake Day, Conflict Resolution Day

20th October – World Osteoporosis Day, World Statistics Day, Community Media Day

21st October – Reptile Awareness Day

22nd October – Labour Day in New Zealand, Caps Lock Day

23rd October – Mole Day, iPod Day

24th October – UN Day, World Development Information Day, World Tripe Day, World Polio Day

25th October – Sourest Day, World Pasta Day, Greasy Food Day

26th October – Intersex Awareness Day

27th October – World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

28th October – International Animation Day

29th October – National Cat Day (USA)

30th October – Checklist Day

31st October – World Savings Day, Halloween Day, World Cities day

Importance of October

In the modern-day Gregorian calendar and its predecessor, the Julian calendar October is the tenth month of the year. The October month got its original name from the Roman calendar in which octo means “eight” in Latin marking it the eighth month of the year.

When the calendar year began with March October was named during that time, which is why its name no longer corresponds with its placement in the Julian and Gregorian calendars.

As per the Roman calendar, October is originally the eighth month of the year. When King Numa Pompilius reformed the calendar and added the months of January and February around 700 BCE October became the tenth month of the year has it has 31 days.

Important Days in October

For SSC, banking or any other state/ central government examination, the general knowledge section requires an examinee to know the broad range of facts from various subject matters. If you keenly follow the trend, you will see a lot of questions are asked about Important Days & Dates in October Month. These questions are not tough but still are easy to miss on. To help you know about all the Important Days in October and dates of national and international importance, here is an article on List of Important Days in October for SSC & Banking exams. Make a good use of this article for scoring better marks.


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