Thursday, October 20, 2011

Information Overload Awareness Day, Get Smart about Credit Day, more

October 20th, 2011, is Information Overload Awareness Day, Get Smart about Credit Day, International Credit Union Day, World Statistics Day, Air Traffic Control Day, Get to Know Your Customers Day, World Osteoporosis Day, Birth of the Bab, Kenyatta Day, Revolution Day (Guatemala), and National Brandied Fruit Day.

Does October 20th feature too many holidays for your taste? Are you suffering from information overload? If so, feel free to stop reading this Holiday Whiz post right now - just for today. Happy Information Overload Awareness Day!

The third Thursday of October is Get Smart about Credit Day. Most of us could use a refresher course at the very least.

The theme of International Credit Union Day 2011 is "Credit Unions Build a Better World," meant to highlight the economic and social contributions of credit unions.

2010 marked the first observance of World Statistics Day, sponsored by the United Nations to "recognize the importance of statistics in shaping our societies."

The International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers has designated October 20th as Air Traffic Control Day. Be thankful to the dedicated souls who help us arrive safely at our destinations with our tray tables in the upright position.

The third Thursday of each quarter is Get to Know Your Customers Day. Smart salespeople will take this holiday to heart.

"Love Your Bones" is a fitting slogan for World Osteoporosis Day. Follow relevant tweets at #wod_2011.

Followers of the Baha'i faith celebrate the Birth of the Bab on October 20th. Some compare the mission of the Bab with the mission of Jesus.

Kenya celebrates the memory of founding father Jomo Kenyatta today, Kenyatta Day.

Guatemala observes Revolution Day on October 20th, remembering their 1944 uprising against dictatorship.

Do you enjoy brandy? If so, whip up a concoction of brandy, sugar, and your favorite fruits in honor of National Brandied Fruit Day.

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