October 14, 2021

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.

Be Bald and Be Free Day


Bald is beautiful! Famous bald men include basketball legend Michael Jordan, actor Bruce Willis, boxer Mike Tyson, wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin and so many more.

World Standards Day


"Each year on 14 October, the members of the IEC, ISO and ITU celebrate World Standards Day, which is a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of the thousands of experts worldwide who develop the voluntary technical agreements that are published as international standards". For more information, visit ISO.org

National Dessert Day


Celebrated by way of the local bakery, grandma's house or chocolate shop, National Dessert Day includes candies, pies, ice cream, fruits, cookies, pastries, cobblers, and donuts, too.

National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work/School Day


A teddy bear is a soft toy in the form of a bear. Developed apparently simultaneously by toymakers Morris Michtom in the U.S. and Richard Steiff in Germany in the early years of the 20th century

National Emergency Nurses Day