This is our day guide for Friday October 9th 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 9th 2020

World Egg Day

World Egg Day 🥚

Some holidays are not all they are cracked up to be...

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National Leif Erikson Day

National Leif Erikson Day

Leif Eriksson was the first known European to have set foot on continental North America, 500 years before Christopher Columbus.

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National Moldy Cheese Day

National Moldy Cheese Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Moldy Cheese Day

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World Post Day

World Post Day

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

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Public Holidays on October 9th 2020

Independence of Guayaquil

Independence of Guayaquil

Guayaquil declared independence from Spain in 1820, a key victory for the Ecuadorian War of Independence

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Honduran Army Day

Honduran Army Day

A day to honour the armed forces of Honduras

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Melaka Governor's Birthday

Melaka Governor's Birthday

The official birthday of the Governor of Melaka is observed on the second Friday in October.

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Ondo Public Holiday

Ondo Public Holiday

To allow workers in Ondo to travel to where they are registered to cast their votes in the governorship election.

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Abolition Day

Abolition Day

Slavery was finally abolished in all French possessions on May 28th 1848

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Hangeul Day

Hangeul Day

Marks the proclamation of the Korean alphabet in 1446. Reinstated as a holiday in 2013

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Valencian Community Day

Valencian Community Day

Valencia. Anniversary of King James I of Aragons capture of the city from the Moors in 1238

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Double Tenth Day

Double Tenth Day

Celebrates the start of the Wuchang Uprising of October 10, 1911

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Uganda Independence Day

Uganda Independence Day

Marks Independence from the United Kingdom in 1962

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