October 1st is………..

………..National Child Health Day, International Day for the Elderly, Vegetarian Day and World Habitat Day

In history:

1903- First World Series Baseball Game was played

1908- Model T was introduced by Henry Ford

1971- Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL opens

331 BC – Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela.

1811 – The first steamboat to sail the Mississippi River arrives in New Orléans, Louisiana.

1880 – First electric lamp factory opened by Thomas Edison

For the First Week of October:

Breastfeeding Week (US)

Customer Service Week (US)

Get Organized Week

Health Care Food Service Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week

World Space Week

Nuclear Medicine Week

The month of October is:

Adopt a shelter dog month

apple month

book month

breast cancer awareness month

caramel month

child care month

pastor appreciation month

popcorn popping month

country music month

dental hygiene month

domestic awareness month

family history month

German/ American heritage month

healthier babies month

pasta month

pickled pepper month

pizza month

pregnancy and infant awareness month

roller skating month

youth against tobacco month

For more (there are just so many click here)

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One response to “October 1st is………..

  1. Geez, I have a lot of celebrating to do this month!! We’re going to have fun with the “roller skating month”!

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