This is our day guide for Friday October 8th 2021 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 2021

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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World Egg Day

World Egg Day 🥚

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

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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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Public Holidays on October 8th 2021

Day of respect for cultural diversity

Day of respect for cultural diversity

Honors the indigenous people of the Americas on the date when Columbus first set foot in the Americas

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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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Education Day

Education Day

A public holiday celebrated on World Teacher's Day, which was established in 1994

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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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Qaumee Dhuvas

Qaumee Dhuvas

Celebrates the victory of Muhammad Thakurufaanu Al Auzam over the Portuguese occupation in 1573

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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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