Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Top Spinnng Day, Moldy Cheese Day, more

October 9th, 2013, is Walk to School Day, Punchami, International Top Spinning Day, SAVE, Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work and School Day, Nautilus Night, Curious Events Day, Leif Erikson Day, World Post Day, National Pro-Life Cupcake Day, Hangeul Day, Guayaquil Independence Day, Independence Day (Uganda), Day of National Honor (Peru), Submarine-Hoagie-Hero-Grinder Day, and National Moldy Cheese Day.

Walk to School Day is meant to encourage kids to walk (or bike) to school today and throughout October.

Add your own spin on this day, International Top Spinning Day.
Panchami is a part of Durga Puja, the biggest festival in Bengal.

Sponsored by the AMA Alliance, Stop America's Violence Everywhere (SAVE) is observed on the second Wednesday in October.

Need some comfort or moral support? Today is Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work and School Day. Just be prepared to answer a lot of questions as you go about your day with a teddy bear cradled in your arms.

The second Wednesday of October is celebrated as Emergency Nurses Day. They are special, dedicated individuals.

October 9th is Nautilus Night, part of the Cephalopod Days. The nautilus uses its shell as a bouyancy control system.

Be on the lookout for curious events. Keys could go missing. Unmatched socks might find their mates. Chairs might float. Okay, that last one probably won't happen. But be warned that today is Curious Events Day.

Leif Erikson Day honors a famous viking, probably the first European to set foot on what is now the United States.

World Post Day commemorates the 1874 establishment of the Universal Postal Union in Bern, Switzerland.

On the theory that cupcakes are meant for birthdays and abortion robs children of their birthdays, National Pro-Life Cupcake Day was founded to discourage abortion.

Hangeul Day, also known as Korean Alphabet Day, celebrates what some call the most linguistically sophisticated writing system in the world.

Ecuador observes Guayaquil Independence Day today. Guayaquil, the largest city in Equador, declared independence from Spain in 1820.

Uganda observes Independence Day on October 9th

Peru celebrates the Day of National Honor, remembering the 1968 nationalization of their oil fields.

Are you hungry for a sandwich? Do you have a variety of meats, cheeses, veggies, and condiments on hand, along with some good bread? If so, you're all set to enjoy Submarine-Hoagie-Hero-Grinder Day.

If you love Bleu or Gorgonzola, today is your day. Celebrate National Moldy Cheese Day.

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