October 1 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Independence Day Palau Public Holiday
Cyprus Independence Day Cyprus National Holiday
Elders' Day Mongolia Observance
International Day of Older Persons - International (Awareness & Cause)
Armed Forces Day South Korea Observance
World Vegetarian Day - International (Food & Drinks, Lifestyle)
Teachers Day Uzbekistan Public Holiday
International Coffee Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Balloons Around the World Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy)
Chuuk Constitution Day Micronesia Local Holiday
Investiture of the Captains Regent San Marino National Holiday
Black History Month United Kingdom Monthly
National Hair Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Fire Pup Day - Unofficial (Animals)
National Homemade Cookies Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Children´s Day El salvador Observance
Daylight Saving Time starts Multiple [Show] Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Tuvalu Day Tuvalu Public Holiday
National Day China National Holiday
National Day Nigeria Public Holiday
National Day of the People's Republic of China Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Sukkot II Israel Observance, Hebrew
Harvest Festival Germany Observance
Wine Day (Day 2) Moldova Observance
Teacher's Day Ukraine Observance
Public Holiday (October) Botswana Public Holiday
Independence of Southern British Cameroons from UK Cameroon Observance

Historical Events on October 1

  • 331 B.C: Darius III of Persia is defeated by Alexander the Great at the Battle of Gaugamela.
  • 1553: Queen Mary I of England is crowned.
  • 1787: Alexander Suvorov lead Russian forces in a win over the Turk at Kinburn.
  • 1880: Thomas Edison opens the 1st electric lamp factory.
  • 1890: The United States Congress establishes Yosemite National Park.
  • 1891: Stanford University opens for the first time.
  • 1908: The Model T Ford goes on the market with an initial price of $825 U.S dollars.
  • 1918:E. Lawrence lead Arab forces and capture the city of Damascus during World War I.
  • 1938: The Sudetenland is annexed by Germany.
  • 1939: After a month long siege of Warsaw, Nazi troops enter the city.
  • 1943: Allied forces capture Naples, Italy during World War II.
  • 1982: Walt Disney World opens Epcot near Orlando, Florida.
  • 1982: The first consumer compact disc play- Model CDP-101 – is launched by the Sony Corporation.
  • 1989: Denmark becomes the first country to legalize same-sex civil unions.

Famous Birthdays on October 1

  • Henry III of England is born in 1207.
  • Spanish explorer Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira is born in 1542.
  • Dutch Painter Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem is born in 1620.
  • American outlaw, Bonnie Parker is born in 1910.
  • American songwriter, screenwriter and publisher, Irwin Kostal is born in 1911.
  • American actor Walter Matthau is born in 1920.
  • American actor James Whitmore is born in 1921.
  • 39th President of the U.S and Nobel Prize laureate, Jimmy Carter is born in 1924.
  • American actor Tom Bosley is born in 1927.
  • English actress and singer, Julie Andrews is born in 1935.
  • American baseball player and coach, Mark McGwire is born in 1963.
  • German field hockey player, Andreas Keller is born in 1965.
  • American-Canadian football player, Mike Pringle is born in 1967.
  • American actor Jay Underwood is born in 1968.
  • American comedian, actor and screenwriter, Zach Galifianakis is born in 1969.
  • Israeli poet and author, Ronen Altman Kaydar is born in 1972.


Father’s Day

Bastille Day

VJ Day