This is our day guide for Thursday October 8th 2020 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Observances on October 8th 2020

World Octopus Day

World Octopus Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Octopus Day

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Croatian Parliament Day

Croatian Parliament Day

Marks the day in 1991 when the Croatian parliament decided to terminate the constitutional links between Croatia and Yugoslavia.

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Indian Air Force Day

Indian Air Force Day

The Air Force Day is celebrated every year on October 8, the day Indian Air Force was officially established in 1932.

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American Touch Tag Day

American Touch Tag Day

You're it! So it's your turn to celebrate this simple but fun game for all ages.

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National Fluffernutter Day

National Fluffernutter Day

Peanut Butter isn't in a monogamous relationship with jelly. It sometimes jumps between two slices of bread with marshallow creme - the fluffernutter!

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National Pierogi Day

National Pierogi Day

National Pierogi Day celebrates the famous Polish Dumplings

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Clean Air Day

Clean Air Day

Clean Air Day is the UK's largest air pollution campaign, engaging thousands of people at hundreds of events, and reaching millions more through the media.

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Public Holidays on October 8th 2020

Chinese National Day

Chinese National Day

The People's Republic of China was founded on October 1st 1949 with a ceremony at Tian'anmen Square.

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Egypt Armed Forces Day

Egypt Armed Forces Day

Celebrates Egypt's victory in the October War of 1973

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Discovery of America Day

Discovery of America Day

Honours the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas

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Arbaeen

Arbaeen

Commemorates the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad

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Battle of Angamos

Battle of Angamos

The Battle of Angamos holiday in Peru is always celebrated on October 8th and marks the commemoration of a naval battle with Chile that took place in 1879.

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