Important days in October 2021: October, the tenth month of the calendar, holds some important national and international events including Gandhi Jayanti, United Nations Day, World Mental Health Day, International Day of Non-Violence, Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, World Animal Welfare Day, and many more.
Fun fact: October, is the 10th month of the Gregorian calendar. Its name is derived from octo, Latin for “eight,” an indication of its position in the early Roman calendar. Caesar developed the precursor to the Gregorian calendar we use today.
This year, the month of October has been selected as 'Breast Cancer Awareness Month', an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer.