Thursday, October 10, 2013

World Sight Day, Squid Day, Angel Food Cake Day, more

October 10th, 2013, is World Sight Day, Shashti, National Depression Screening Day, Squid Day, National Cake Decorating Day, Bonza Bottler Day, Double Tenth Day, Moi Day, World Mental Health Day, Fiji Day, and Angel Food Cake Day.

The World Health Organization promotes World Sight Day on the second Thursday in October, to "focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of the visually impaired."

Today is Shashti, part of Bengal's Durga Puja Festival.

The second Thursday in October is National Depression Screening Day. If you or someone you love might need help, please get screened.

Squid Day, also known as Cuttlefish Day, Squidturday, or Squittleday, is part of the  Cephalopod Days celebration.

Try a new outlet for your creativity today, National Cake Decorating Day.

Bonza Bottler Day occurs every month when the month's number and the date are the same. Today is 10/10!

Taiwan observes Double Tenth Day on October 10th, commemorating the Wuchang Uprising of 1911. Events include a parade and a presidential speech.

Moi Day honors a former president of Kenya, Daniel arap Moi.

Today is World Mental Health Day. The theme for 2013 is "Mental health and older adults."

Fiji observes Fiji Day on October 10th, featuring religious and cultural events.

Feel free to indulge on Angel Food Cake Day. This cake is light and low-fat!

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