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October, is the 10th month of the Gregorian calendar. Its name is derived from octo, Latin for “eight,” an indication of its position in the early Roman calendar. Caesar developed the precursor to the Gregorian calendar we use today.
This year, the month of October has been selected as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer.
There are several events that fall in October. Let's have a look!October, the tenth month of the calendar, holds some important national and international events including Gandhi Jayanti, United Nations Day, World Mental Health Day, International Day of Non-Violence, Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, World Animal Welfare Day, and many more.
October 1 began with the World Vegetarian Day.This day was founded in 1977 by the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) and in 1978 was endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union. A vegetarian diet focuses on vegetables, seeds, legumes, fruits, nuts and grains. It also includes animal products such as eggs, dairy and honey.The day aims to raise awareness about saving animals‚ lives and helping to preserve the Earth.
International Day of the Older Persons is observed on October 1 every year to raise problems faced by elder persons and to promote the development of a society for all ages. The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on December 14, 1990, and designated October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons.
International Coffee Day is celebrated on October 1 every year to recognize millions of people across the world from farmers, roasters, coffee shop owners, etc. who do hard work to create and serve the coffee in the consumable form.
On October 2, Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. He was born in 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat and is known as the Father of the Nation.
International Day of Non-Violence is observed on October 2 to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi who had played an important role in India's Independence. On 15 June, 2007, General Assembly adopted a resolution of establishing the International Day of Non Violence to spread the message of non-violence including education and public awareness.
October 3, 2021 is marked as German Unity Day. The aftermath of the World War divided Germany into East and West Germany but the Berlin wall was brought down and Germany became one at last.
October 4, 2021 was World Animal Welfare Day,October 5, 2021 was World Teachers Day, October 8, 2021 was celebrated as Indian Air Force Day,October 9, 2021was World Postal Day. In the day and age of emails and social media some of us still send cards, letters, intimation by post.
October 10, 2021 was World Mental Health Day, October 11, 2021International Day of the Girl Child,October 13, 2021 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, October 14, 2021 World Standards Day.
October 15, 2021 is celebrated as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day Global Handwashing Day World White Cane Day World Students’ Day
October 16, 2021 World Food Day World Spine Day Boss Day World Anaesthesia Day
October 17, 2021 wasInternational Day for the Eradication of Poverty,October 20, 2021 World Statistics Day,October 23, 2021 Mole Day, October 24, 2021 United Nations Day and World Development Information Day, October 30, 2021 World Thrift Day, October 31, 2021 Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day.
Most importantly for us, the 12 th of October was celebrated as our Founder’s Day. It is the most important day for us. Our Founder gave us a direction to pave the way for the future generations.
By - AMI Shishu Mandir
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