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Pumpkin Fun
(Trivia, Punkin Chunkin, Recipes, etc.)
Halloween Fun
Fire Prevention
Smokejumper Animation + Information
History of Columbus Day + Cartoon
Product Safety Cartoon
The History of the Ironman Triathlon World Championship Competition
The History of The Corn Maze and Animation Fun!

If you want "On This Day" in History information, go to The History Channel!
 They've got the best resource on the net.
Want to know if anyone famous was born today? Visit Famous Birthdays!
A great source of  past Song Hit of The Day is Bob Dearborn's Disc Jockey site.
Just log in any day on a search engine, and Wikipedia tells you both birthdays, events, etc. for it.

Because dates are tentative and also change a lot, I'm not going to  list the Indian Tribal Gatherings per month.
 But, here's a link to all the Indian  PowWows for the entire year!

Thanks to Terri Karleskint for letting me know about Head Start Month.
Thanks to Jennifer Unroe for letting me know about 4-H Week.
Thanks Irene Martin for letting me know about Mad Hatter Day + Customer Service Week.
Thanksto Margaret Wan for informing me about National Ergonomics Month.
Thanksto Karen  Eckhoff, RVT for letting me know about Veterinary Technicians Week.
Thanks to Solomon Herscovitch for letting me know about Mole Day.
Thanks to Kendra Bergenske  for letting me know about Freedom of Speech Week.
Thanks to Rebecca Deming Rumpf for  letting me know about National Window Covering Safety Month
Thanks to Karen J McLaughlin for letting me know about Medical Assistants Recognition Week.
Thanks to Debbie B. for letting me know about National Respiratory Care Week.
Thanksto Anne Ferrando for letting me know about Kitchen and Bath Month.
Thanks to Lori Howe for giving me the details about Boss's Day.
Thanks to Sonjia Bradshaw for letting me know about A LOT of observances!
Thanksto Amy Maddocks for letting me know about National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month/Day.
Thanks to Elaine Carter for letting me know about Universal Children's Week and Peace, Friendship & Goodwill Week.
Thanks to Ali Williams for letting me know about National Infertility Awareness Week.
Thanks to Tom Achtenberg for letting me know about National Fallen Firefighters Weekend. 
Thanks to Brian Peckham for letting me know about Caps Lock Day.
Thanks to Lauren Larson for letting me know about Inter-American Water Day
Thanks to Arizona Lugon for letting me know about National Chocolate Cupcake Day.
Thanks to PattiAnn Patterson for letting me know about the Worldwide Howl at The Moon Night Event.
Thanks to Melanie Runge for letting me know about National Lace Day.
Thanks to Byron Lizotte for letting me know about "Balloons Around the World" day.
Thanks to Cindy Eissler for letting me know about "Medical Assistants Recognition Day."
Thanks to Nancy Holland for letting me know about "English Language Day."
Thanks to Lisa Lippert for letting me know about Employee Ownership Month.
Thanks to Randy Podeszwa for letting me know about "National Chess Day."
Thanks to Laurie Richards for letting me know about Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
Thanks to Christine Czarnecki for letting me know about Blessing of the Pets Day.
Thanks to Cynthia Beckner for letting me know about Red Ribbon Week.
Thanks to Syd Bolton for letting me know about National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day.
Thanks to Ashley Lopez for letting me know about National AIDS Awareness Month.
Thanks to Kathy Meyer for letting me know about Feral Hog Month.
Thanks to Robert Smith for letting me know about World Animal Day.
Thanks to Roger W. Hancock for letting me know about Black Poetry Day.
Thanks to John Hammond for letting me know about National Save For Retirement Week.
Thanks to Jennifer Bernabo for letting me know about World Pasta Day.
Thanks to Luke Johnson for letting me know about Visit A Cemetery Day.
Thanks to Francis Ponick for letting me know about World Porridge Day.
Thanks to Dino Tutino for letting me know about Italian-American Heritage Month.
Thanks to Sharilyn Angell for letting me know about Fossil Day and Earth Science Week.
Thanks to Taryn Scher for letting me know about National Family Bowling Day.
Thanks to Marie Trapasso for letting me know about National Cook Book Month
Thanks to Selvi Malar for letting me know about LGBT Month and Ally Week.
Thanks to Kerry Alaric Cheeseboro for letting me know about National Seafood Month.
Thanks to John Hammond for letting me know about National Toilet Tank Repair Month.
Thanks to Debra Baldwin for letting me know about National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
Thanks to Mickey Jou for letting me know about Spider-Man Day. (NYC)
Thanks to Christine Murawski for letting me know about Global ADHD Awareness Month.
Thanks to Ruth de Jauregui for letting me know about Black Speculative Fiction Month.
Thanks to Shimna Gammack for letting me know about World Octopus Day
Thanks to Michael P. Fagone for letting me know about Spirit Day.
Thanks to Jack Bates for letting me know about Hard Boiled Guy/Girl Day.
Thanks to Justin Deering for letting me know about National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, Drive Safely Work Week, Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week, National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, International Infection Prevention Week, National Health Education Week, Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, Country Music Month, World Day of Architecture, World Day Against The Death Penalty, Spanish Language Day, World Student Day, World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, Adopt A Dog Month, National Walk Your Dog Week, National Walk Your Dog Day, Pet Obesity Awareness Day, Asexuality Week.
Thanks to Mary Beth Kriskey for letting me know about Conflict Resolution Day and Mediation Week.

Thanks to Rick McNeely for letting me know about National Food Truck Day.

Thanks to Melanie Sorrell for letting me know about National Health Care Food Service Week.
Thanks to Mario Mercurio for letting me know about National Kale Day.
Thanks to Jeff Adams for letting me know about National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month.
Thanks to Ellen G Mangold for letting me know about Trichotillomania, Skin Picking & Related BFRB Awareness Week.
Thanks to Becca Rex for lettingme know about International Stage Management Day.
Thanks to Shaun and Angie for letting me know about World Standards Day and Global Handwashing Day.



October Monthly Observances

Adopt A Dog Month Link
Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
AIDS Awareness Month
(President Reagan)
American Cheese Month
American Pharmacists Month
Antidepressant Death Awareness Month
Apple Month
Bat Appreciation Month
Black Speculative Fiction Month 
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Bullying Prevention Month
(World) Blindness Awareness Month
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
Celiac Disease Awareness Month
Celebrating The Bilingual Child Month
Children's Magazine Month
Christmas Seal Campaign
Church Library Month
Church Safety and Security Month
Class Reunion Month
Co-op Awareness Month
Country Music Month
Cut Out Dissection Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Dyslexia Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month
Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month
Emotional Wellness Month
Employee Ownership Month
Energy Management is a Family Affair-Improve Your Home Month
Eye Injury Prevention Month Link (Note: There is also one in July.)
Fair Trade Month Link
Financial Planning Month Link
Feral Hog Month or Hog Out Month 
Gay & Lesbian History Month
German-American Heritage Month
Global ADHD Awareness Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month
Go Hog Wild - Eat Country Ham
Halloween Safety Month
Head Start Awareness Month
Health Literacy Month
Home Eye Safety Month
Italian-American Heritage Month
International Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month
International Starman Month
International Strategic Planning Month
International Walk To School Month 
Intergeneration Month
LGBT History Month Link
Long Term Care Planning Month
Month of Free Thought
National AIDS Awareness Month  Link
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
National Arts & Humanities Month
National Audiology Awareness Month
National Bake and Decorate Month
National Book Month
National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
National Caramel Month 
National Chili Month
National Chiropractic Health Month
National Cookbook Month
National Crime Prevention Month
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Depression Education & Awareness Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Down Syndrome Month
National Ergonomics Month
National Family Sexuality Education Month - Let's Talk!
National Field Trip Month
National "Gain The Inside Advantage" Month
National Go On A Field Trip Month
National Kitchen & Bath Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Medical Librarian Month
National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month  Link
National Orthodontic Health Month
National Physical Therapy Month
National Popcorn Poppin' Month
National Pork Month
National Protect Your Hearing Month
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
National Reading Group Month
National Roller Skating Month
National RSV Awareness Month
National Sarcastic Awareness Month
National Seafood Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
National Stamp Collecting Month
National Stop Bullying Month
National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
National Toilet Tank Repair Month
National Window Covering Safety Month
National Work and Family Month
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
Organize Your Medical Information Month

Photographer Appreciation Month
Pizza Month
Polish American Heritage Month
Positive Attitude Month
Raptor Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

Right Brainers Rule! Month
Sausage Month
Self-Promotion Month
Spinach Lovers Month
Squirrel Awareness Month
Link (Different Than Squirrel Appreciation Day in January)
Tackling Hunger Month
Link   Link
 (Campbell Soup & 2nd Harvest.  Not the same as Hunger Month in September)

Talk About Prescriptions Month
Vegetarian Month
Wishbones for Pets Month
(10/15 - 11/30)
Women Walking In Their Own Shoes Month
Workplace Politics Awareness Month
World Menopause Month

 October Weekly Observances

*Trichotillomania, Skin Picking & Related BFRB Awareness Week: 1-5  Link
*National Walk Your Dog Week: 1-7 Link
*Universal Children's Week: 1-7

Great American Beer Festival: 2-4 Link
4-H Week: 3-11 Link
Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend: 3-5 Link
*No Salt Week: 3-10
National Storytelling Weekend: 3-5
(1st Full Weekend)
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: 4-12 
Fall Astronomy Week: 4-11 Link
*World Space Week: 4-10 Link
Emergency Nurses Week: 5-11
(1st Full Week) Link
Fire Prevention Week:
International Post Card Week: 5-11
Great Books Week: 5-11 (1st Full Week)
Mental Illness Awareness Week: 5-11
(1st Full Week)
Mystery Series Week: 5-11
(1st Full Week)
National Carry A Tune Week:
5-11 (Always had 7th in it)
National Midwifery Week:
5-11(1st Full Week) Link
National Work From Home Week: 5-11
(1stFull Week)
Nuclear Medicine Week: 5-11 (1st Full Week)
Customer Service Week: 6-10 (1st Week) Link
Drive Safely Work Week: 6-12 Link
Financial Planning Week: 6-12 (1st Mon-Sun Week)
Kids' Goal Setting Week: 6-10
National Health Care Food Service Week: 6-12

National Metric Week: 6-12 (Week always has 10th in it.)
*National Physicians Assistant Week: 6-12
Spinning & Weaving Week: 6-12 
World Dairy Expo: 7-12 (First Tues. - Sunday)
Succoth: 9-15
*Take Your Medicine Americans Week: 10-16
Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week: 12-20
Earth Science Week: 12-18 Link (Always 2nd Full Week)
Getting The World To Beat A Path To Your Door Week: 12-18
National Chestnut Week: 12-18 (2nd Full Week)
National Food Bank Week: 12-18 (Week Always Has 16th in it, World Food Day)
Teen Read Week: 12-18
Veterinary Technicians Week: 12-18
YWCA Week Without Violence: 12-18(Second Full Week)
World Rainforest Week: 12-18 Link
National School Lunch Week: 13-17
(Starts on 2nd Monday)
YWCA Week Without Violence: 13-17 Link (3rd Week)
*Food & Drug Interactions and Awareness Week: 17-24
Bullying Bystanders Unite Week: 19-25 (Third Full Week)
Freedom From Bullies Week: 19-25 (3rd  Full Week)
International Infection Prevention Week: 19-25 Link
Mediation Week: 19-25 Link (Third Full Week)
National Character Counts Week: 19-25 (3rd  Full Week)
National Chemistry Week: 19-25 (3rd  Full Week)
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week: 19-25 Link
National Forest Products Week: 19-25 (Starts Third Sunday)
National Friends of Libraries Week:
19-25 (Third Full Week)
National Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Week: 19-25   Link
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week:
19-25 Link  (Always Third week)
National Massage Therapy Week: 19-25  (Last Full Week)
National Respiratory Care Week: 19-25
Link (last full week)
National Save For Retirement Week: 19-25 Link  (3rd Full Week)
Pastoral Care Week: 19-25
Link  (3rd Full Week)
Red Ribbon Week: 19-25  Link  (Last Week)
Ally Week: 20-24 Link
Freedom of Speech Week: 20-26
(3rd Full Week)
*Disarmament Week: 24-30
Medical Assistants Recognition Week: 20-24
(3rd  Full Week) Link
National Health Education Week: 20-24 Link
National Nuclear Science Week:
20-24  (Third Full Week)
National School Bus Safety Week: 20-24  (Third Full Week)
*Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week: 24-31
*World Origami Days: 24-11/11
*International Magic Week: 25-31
Asexuality Week: 26-11/1

Give Wildlife a Brake! Week: 26-11/1  Link
 (Last Week. We lose daylight and need to be more alert for animals while driving.)
Kids Care Week: 26-11/1 (Always Includes 10/27 Make A Difference Day)
National Infertility Awareness Week: 27-11/2 Link

 October Daily Observances

NOTE:  An * in front of the day means that the observance is on the same date every year regardless of the day it falls on.

Balloons Around The World Day: 1 (First Wednesday)
*CD Player Day: 1
*Fire Pup Day: 1
*International Day of Older Persons: 1
*International Music Day: 1
*Model T Day: 1
National Kale Day: 1 Link (First Wednesday)
*National Lace Day: 1 Link
*World Vegetarian Day: 1
*Guardian Angels Day: 2
*International Day of Non-violence: 2
*National Book It! Day: 1
*National Walk Your Dog Day: 1
*National Custodial Workers Day: 2
*Phileas Fogg's Wager Day: 2

*World Farm Animals Day: 2
Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Day: 3-4 
Lee's National Denim Day: 3
(First Friday)
National Diversity Day: 3
(First Friday)
World Smile Day: 3 (First Friday) Link
Yom Kippur: 3-4
*Blessing of The Animals Day
(aka Blessing of the Pets Day, World Pet Day): 4  Link
Cephalopod Awareness Day: 4 (First Saturday)
Eid-Al-Adha: 4
Fall Astronomy Day: 4  Link
(Observed on a Saturday near the First Qtr. Moon between mid-September and mid-October. It varies every year.)
*Improve Your Office Day: 4

*Kanelbullens Dag (Cinnamon Roll Day): 4 
*National Taco Day: 4 Link
*National Ship in A Bottle Day: 4
*Ten-Four Day: 4
*Vodka Day: 4 Link
*World Animal Day: 4 Link
Inter-American Water Day: 4 (First Saturday) Link
World Card Making Day: 4 (First Saturday)
International Blessings of The Fishing Fleet Day: 5 Link  (First Sunday)
Change A Light Day: 5 Link (First Sunday)
Country Inn Bed & Breakfast Day: 5 (First Sunday)
Intergeneration Day: 5  (First Sunday)
International African Diaspora Day: 5
(First Sunday)
*International Day of No Prostitution: 5  Link
World Communion Day: 5 (First Sunday)
*World Teachers Day: 5 Link
Child Health Day: 6 (First Monday)
*Ecological Debt Day: 6 Link
*Jackie Mayer Rehab Day: 6
*Mad Hatter Day: 6
*National German-American Day: 6
Techie's Day:6 (Always 1st Monday) Link
World Day of Architecture: 6 Link (First Monday)
World Habitat Day: 6 (First Monday)
*You Matter To Me Day: 7 Link
World Day of Bullying Prevention / Blue Shirt Day: 6(First Monday)
*Alvin C. York Day: 8
Emergency Nurses Day: 8 (Wednesday of First Full Week) Link
International Top Spinning Day: 8 (2nd Wednesday)
National Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day: 8
(2nd Wednesday)
*National Pierogy Day: 8
Pet Obesity Awareness Day: 8
Link (2nd Wednesday)
S.A.V.E. (Stop America's Violence Everywhere): 8 Link (2nd Wednesday)
Stop Bullying Day: 8 (2nd Wednesday)
Walk To School Day: 8 Link
*World Octopus Day: 8 Link
Succot: 8 Link
Leif Erikson Day: 9
*National Chess Day: 9 Link  (See also 13th)
*National Pro-Life Cupcake Day: 9 Link
National Depression Screening Day: 9 Link  (2nd Thursday)
* World Post Day: 9
World Sight Day: 9
Link (2nd Thursday)
*International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction: 10
*International Newspaper Carrier Day: 10
*International Stage Mangement Day: 10
*National Handbag Day: 10

* Naval Academy Day: 10
World Day Against The Death Penalty: 10 Link (2nd Friday)

World Egg Day (2nd Friday): 10  Link
*World Homeless Day: 10 Link
*World Mental Health Day: 10
*World Porridge Day: 10 Link
*General Pulaski Memorial Day: 11
(President)  Link   (Note: See also March 7)
*International Day of The Girl: 11 Link
*National Coming Out Day: 11
National Costume Swap Day: 11
Link  (2nd Saturday)
National Family Bowling Day
(or Kids Bowl Free Day): 11
Universal Music Day: 11 (2nd Saturday)
*Southern Food Heritage Day: 11
*National Food Truck Day: 11

*Columbus Day: 12 (Traditional)
*Day of the Six Billion: 12 Link
Clergy Appreciation Day (or Pastor Appreciation Day or Ministry Appreciation Day) : 12
(No official sponsor. Always 2nd Sunday)
*Free Thought Day: 12
*International Moment of Frustration Scream Day: 12
*International Day for Disaster Reduction: 12
*Spanish Language Day: 12
Columbus Day
(Observed) LINK or National Day of Mourning (Native Americans): 13  Link 
*English Language Day: 13 Link
International African Penguin Awareness Day: 13 Link
*International Day for Failure: 13 Link
*Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day: 13 Link
National Kick Butt Day: 13 Link (Second Monday)
Native American Day: 13 (2nd Monday)
* Navy Birthday: 13
*National Chess Day: 13
Link (See also 9th)
*Be Bald and Be Free Day: 14
National Face Your Fears Day: 14 (2nd Tuesday)
*Spider-Man Day: 14 Link (See also Aug. 1)
*World Standards Day: 14
*Global Handwashing Day: 15 Link
Hagfish Day: 15 (3rd Wednesday)  Link
Information Overload Day: 15 Link (3rd Wednesday)
*International Day of Rural Women: 15
*I Love Lucy Day: 15

*National Cake Decorating Day: 15
National Fossil Day: 15
Link (On Wednesday of the 2nd Full Week)
National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day: 15 (3rd Wednesday or whenever it's convenient.)
* National Grouch Day: 15
*National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: 15
*National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day: 15  Link
Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce: 15 (3rd Wednesday) Link
* White Cane Safety Day: 15
*Boss's Day (or National Boss's Day) : 16 Link
(Annually Oct. 16. Unless if falls on a weekend. Then it's the closest workday.
Conflict Resolution Day: 16 Link (3rd Thursday)
*Department Store Day: 16
*Dictionary Day: 16 (Noah Webster's Birthday. Different than one in April)
Get to Know Your Customers Day: 16 ( January 16,  April 17, July 17 and October 16)
Get Smart About Credit Day: 16 (3rd Thursday)
International Credit Union Day: 16
(3rd Thursday)
*National Feral Cat Day: 16
Shemini Atzeret: 16
Spirit Day: 16 Link  (3rd Thursday)
*World Food Day: 16
Alternative Fuel Day: 17 Link
*Black Poetry Day: 17 Link  (3rd Friday)
*International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: 17
*Mulligan Day: 17
*National Pasta Day: 17
Mammography Day: 17 (3rd Friday)
Simchat Torah: 17
*Wear Something Gaudy Day: 17 Link
*World Student Day: 17
Bridge Day: 18 Link (3rd Saturday)
*Hard Boiled Guy/Girl Day: 18 Link
*National Chocolate Cupcake Day: 18 Link
*World Menopause Day: 18
Sweetest Day: 18 (3rd Saturday)
National Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day: 19 (3rd Sunday)
*Evaluate Your Life Day: 19
World Toy Camera Day: 19 Link  (Third Sunday)
*Birth of the Bab: 20
Lung Health Day: 20
Link  (Monday of Respiratory Care Week.)
*Miss American Rose Day: 20
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day: 20 Link (3rd Monday)
*Celebration of The Mind Day: 21
*Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) Prevention Day: 21

Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity: 21 Link  (3rd Tuesday)
*Reptile Awareness Day: 21  Link
Caps Locks Day: 22 
Verification Link removed due to profanity
*International Stuttering Awareness Day: 22
Medical Assistants Recognition Day: 22
(Wednesday of Third Full Week) Link
*National Nut Day: 22 Link
*Smart is Cool Day: 22
Diwali: 23 Link  (This varies every year. See link.)
*IPod Day: 23
*National Mole Day: 23 Link
*National Pharmacy Technician Day: 23 Link
*Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day: 23
*TV Talk Show Host Day: 23
(Always on Johnny Carson's birthday)
*Food Day: 24
National Pharmacy Buyer Day: 24  (Friday of Third Full Week)
Wear It Pink Day: 24 Link
World Punkin Chunkin Championships: CANCELLED!!  Link
(Note: It was sheduled for the 24-26.  Due to moving, it has been cancelled until Nov. 6-8, 2015)
* United Nations Day: 24
*World Development Information Day: 24
*Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day: 25
*International Artists Day: 25 Link
Islamic New Year: 25
Make A Difference Day: 25 (Last Saturday)
National Forgiveness Day: 25 (Last Saturday)
Pit Bull Awareness Day: 25 Link
*Sourest Day: 25
*World Pasta Day: 25 Link
*Howl at The Moon Night: 26  Link
Mother-in-Law Day: 26 (Always 4th Sunday)
*Mule Day: 26   (Historical, not celebration.)
 Honors the importation of the first Spanish Jacks to the US which were a gift from King Charles III of Spain delivered October 26, 1785 in Boston.
George Washington then began breeding them in the US. For the celebration, go to March 31 or Columbia, TN )

National Privacy Day: 26 Link  (aka Stop Watching Us Day)
Visit A Cemetery Day: 26 (Last Sunday)
Xterra World Championships: 26
*Cranky Co-workers Day: 27
*Navy Day: 27
*World Day for Audiovisual Heritage: 27
*National Chocolates Day: 28  Link
*St. Jude's Day: 28
*Internet Day: 29 Link
*National Cat Day: 29
*World Psoriasis Day: 29  Link
*Checklist Day: 30
*Create A Great Funeral Day: 30 Link
*Devil's Night or Mischief Night: 30
*Haunted Refrigerator Night: 30
*National Candy Corn Day: 30 Link
*Beggars' Night: 31

*Books For Treats Day: 31
*Day of the Seven Billion: 31
Frankenstein Friday: 31 (Last Friday)
*Girl Scout Founder's Day: 31
* Halloween or All Hallows Eve: 31
International Bandanna Day: 31  Link  (Last Friday)
National Breadstix (Bread Sticks) Day: 31 (Last Friday)
*National Caramel Apple Day: 31  Link
*National Knock-Knock Jokes Day: 31
*National Magic Day: 31
*National UNICEF Day: 31
*Samhain: 31


October 2014
Moon Phases

First Qtr.
3:32 pm

Full Moon
6:51 am

Last Qtr.

3:12  pm

New Moon

5:57 pm

First Qtr.
10:48  pm

Full Moon on  the 8th  is called "Hunter's Moon" by Native Americans of New England and the Great Lakes because at this time of the year the deer are fattened and it's time to hunt (as well as many other animals.)  Since all the crops are harvested, it's now time to gather food by hunting animals.

 Lunar Eclipse on October 8.  Visible in Asia, Australia, The Pacific and the Americas.

A Solar Eclipse on October 23.  Visible in the North Pacific and North America.

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