October 16, 2019

National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day was established to promote the scientific and educational values of fossils. This nationwide celebration was first held on October 13, 2010, during Earth Science Week. The National Park Service and over 270 partners, including museums, institutions, organizations and other groups hosted events across the United States allowing the public opportunities to learn more about the world’s fossil heritage.

Department Store Day

Shinsegae, a South Korean department store, has the world's largest department store located in Centum City, Busan, surpassing the Macy's flagship store in Herald Square New York City.

National Feral Cat Day

Feral Cats typically live outdoors and have little to no contact with humans.

National Dictionary Day

A dictionary is a reference book that contains a collection of words, often arranged alphabetically, that includes information such as definitions, pronunciations, etymologies and translations.

World Food Day

World Food day is observed annually on October 16th to honor the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945.

National Boss's Day

Employees across the United States show appreciation and thankfulness to their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year.

Medical Assistants Recognition Day

National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day

National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day is a day when parents visit their children's school and have lunch with them. The objective to to raise awareness about the nutritional value of the foods children consume and create the healthiest meals possible.

National Liqueur Day

Liqueur is an alcoholic beverage made from a distilled spirit that has been flavored with fruit, cream, herbs, spices, flowers or nuts and bottled with a sweetener.