October 1 holidays in 2021

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
World Vegetarian Day
United states Worldwide Observance
International Coffee Day
- Weird
Black History Month
United kingdom Monthly
National Hair Day
- Weird
Fire Pup Day
- Weird
National Homemade Cookies Day
- Weird
National Manufacturing Day
- Weird
National Body Language Day
- Weird
World Smile Day
- Weird
Children´s Day
El salvador Observance
International Day of Older Persons
- International
Chuuk Constitution Day
Micronesia Local Holiday
Independence Day
Palau Public Holiday
Tuvalu Day
Tuvalu Public Holiday
National Day
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Cyprus Independence Day
Cyprus National Holiday
National Day of the People's Republic of China
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Elders' Day
Mongolia Observance
Children's Day
Singapore Observance
Armed Forces Day
South korea Observance
Teachers Day
Uzbekistan Public Holiday
Investiture Ceremony of the Captains Regent 2
San marino National Holiday
Public Holiday (October)
Botswana Public Holiday
Independence of Southern British Cameroons from UK
Cameroon Observance
Balloons Around the World Day
- Unofficial

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.

Bastille Day

Eid al-Adha

Grandparents Day

Yom Kippur

Columbus Day

Guy Fawkes Day

Cyber Monday