October 2024 Calendar Templates in Word, PDF, Excel

October 2024 Calendar Templates in Word, PDF, Excel - Free Printable Monthly Calendar 2024 with holidays and notes. There is a variety of 2024 october calendars here so you can pick a calendar as per your need or work requirement to download and print.

About october

October (Oct) is the tenth month of the Gregorian calendar, following September and preceding November. It is one of seven months with a length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old Roman calendar.

October is commonly associated with the season of autumn in the Northern hemisphere and spring in the Southern hemisphere, where it is the seasonal equivalent to April in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa. It is also very commonly associated with Halloween in western world.

History of Name

October retained its name after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans.

october's Birthstone

October's birthstones are the tourmaline and opal. These two stones are equally beautiful and elegant in their shades and one does not outdo the other in worth.

- Tourmaline is a favorite gemstone for many because it's available in a rainbow of beautiful colors.

- Opal gemstones are truly unique because each individual gem is adorned with a one-of-a-kind color combination.

october's Birth Flower

October's birth flower is the calendula.

Calendula officinalis, the common or pot marigold, is a popular annual plant with yellow to orange daisy- or chrysanthemum-like flowers. Marigolds were initially symbolic of grief and despair over a loved one. This comes as a huge surprise to many as the flower has such a joyous appearance.

october's Zodiac Signs

The zodiac signs for the month of october are Libra (until October 22) and Scorpio (from October 23).

- Libra is the seventh astrological sign in the Zodiac.

- Scorpio is the eighth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Scorpius.

october holidays and observances

List of important national and international days in october 2024 which will enhance your knowledge and also help in the preparation of several competitive examinations. It will help in learning several events of national and international important related to United State as well as world also.

Us Holidays

Columbus Day 2024 is a public holiday in 34 states and 1 federal district. This day remembers Christopher Columbus' arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. In 2024 is observed on Monday, October 14, 2024.

Halloween Day 2024 is celebrated in the United States on October 31.

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International days

National Body Language Day recognizes the significance of nonverbal communication in your life. It is observed on Friday, October 4, 2024.

National Boyfriend Day on October 3rd recognizes the sweetheart in your life. Like special days for family members, this day dedicates attention to the boyfriends in our lives.

National Golf Lover's Day on October 4th provides an opportunity for golf enthusiasts to swing down the fairway at least one more time during the season.

World Smile Day is on Friday, October 4, 2024. The day devotes a day to smiles and spreading random acts of kindness.

Child Health Day is a United States Federal Observance Day held each year on Monday, October 7, 2024.

National Walk to School Day is observed on Wednesday, October 2, 2024. The goal of this day is to raise awareness and support for the health, community and environmental benefits of regularly walking or biking to school.

National Savings Day sets aside October 12th to recognize those who value the act of saving and to provide simple steps to show getting started isn't as difficult as it may seem.

National Color Day focuses on the affect color has on each of us. The observance takes place each year on October 22. Color is powerful. It can affect a mood, draw attention, even cause alarm.

National Chocolate Day is on October 28th, recognizes one of the world's favorite tastes. While many specific chocolate related holidays exist throughout the year, National Chocolate Day celebrates all things chocolate.

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Birthday in october

Rutherford B. Hayes (October 4, 1822 - January 17, 1893): was the 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881, having served in the United States House of Representatives and as governor of Ohio.

Chester A. Arthur (October 5, 1829 - November 18, 1886): was an American attorney and politician who served as the 21st president of the United States from 1881 to 1885.

George Westinghouse (October 6, 1846 - March 12, 1914): was an American entrepreneur and engineer based in Pennsylvania who invented the railway air brake and was a pioneer of the electrical industry, gaining his first patent at the age of 19.

John Lennon (9 October 1940 - 8 December 1980): was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles.

Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962): was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1933, to April 12, 1945, during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, making her the longest-serving First Lady of the United States.

Dwight D. Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 - March 28, 1969): was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

Noah Webster (October 16, 1758 - May 28, 1843): was an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author.

Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 - 8 April 1973): was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.

Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 - January 6, 1919): was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909.

John Adams (October 30, 1735 - July 4, 1826): was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States, from 1797 to 1801.

If you are looking for a template to record birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions then we have it here. Our template contains two months per page and works for any year. With word version, you can highlight events, change colors and fonts using themes.

october Quotes

First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys.

Ray Bradbury

Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.

Nelson Algren

I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple-flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers.

Leif Enger

Ah, Lovely October, as you usher in the season that awakens my soul, your awesome beauty compels my spirit to soar like an leaf caught in an autumn breeze and my heart to sing like a heavenly choir.

Peggy Toney Horton

This tree must be falling for me, as soon as I sat under it, it dropped its leaves. Oh sweet October!

Charmaine J Forde

october in History

October 2, 1968: California's Redwood National Park was established. Redwoods are the tallest of all trees, growing up to 400 feet (120 meters) during a lifetime that can span 2,000 years.

October 3, 1863: President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation designating the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day.

October 12, 1492: Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in the New World in the Bahamas after a 33-day voyage.

October 14, 1964: Martin Luther King Jr became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

October 21, 1879: Thomas Edison successfully tested an electric incandescent lamp with a carbonized filament at his laboratory in Menlo Park, New Jersey, keeping it lit for over 13 hours.

Facts About october

More United States presidents were born in October than any other month, while only five first ladies were born in October.

October in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to April in the Southern Hemisphere.

The leaves of trees often begin to change their colors during October.

october in other languages

Language Name
october in German German Oktober
october in Spanish Spanish octubre
october in portuguese Portuguese Outubro
october in Dutch Dutch oktober
october in French French octobre
october in Italian Italian Ottobre

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