United Nations Day commemorates the formation of the United Nations on this date in 1945.
The United Nations sponsors World Development Information Day on October 24th: "Information and communications technologies have the potential to provide new solutions to development challenges, particularly in the context of globalization, and can foster economic growth, competitiveness, access to information and knowledge, poverty eradication and social inclusion."
Universal Children's Day is observed on the 4th Wednesday in October in Australia, while the United Nations observes the event in November. Everyone is encouraged to do their part so children can enjoy both a happy childhood and a quality education.
Zambia observes Independence Day on October 24th.
Today is Dashami, part of Bengal's Durga Puja.
Just one week before Halloween the spotlight falls on one specific candy - Good and Plenty. Especially if you're fond of licorice, celebrate National Good and Plenty Day.
It's okay to be full of baloney/bologna today, National Bologna Day.
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