Happy October 12th – Holidays, Horoscope and History
All About October 12th
Holidays, Horoscope and History
October 12th Holidays
Cookbook Launch Day October 12th is Cookbook Launch Day in the publishing world as many cookbooks are released today right before the holiday season. It’s a great day for you to start your own little cookbook binder or recipe collection.
Freethought Day October 12th encourages people to be free-thinkers but to also consider logic and evidence when making decisions.
International Moment of Frustration Scream Day Is there something frustrating you today? Well then this is the holiday for you. Thomas and Ruth Roy, founders of Wellcat Holidays, organized a day and celebrated by inviting all citizens of the world to go outside and scream for 30 seconds in order to give everyone an opportunity to get their frustrations out.
National Gumbo Day October 12th – Gumbo is a stew popular in Louisiana. Gumbo consists of a strongly-flavored stock, meat or shellfish, a thickener, and celery, bell peppers, and onions. Try out this recipe for Authentic New Orleans Gumbo.
National Savings Day On October 12th National Savings Day urges you to set some time aside and plan out your finances so you can start saving some money.
Old Farmers Day National Farmer’s Day falls on October 12th. It is a day to honor the farmers who work so hard to keep us all fed!
World Arthritis Day World Arthritis Day, #WAD, is a global awareness day held every year on October 12th to help raise awareness across the world of the existence and impact of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, often referred to as RMDs.
October 12th Horoscope
Date range: September 23 – October 22
Color: Pink, Green
Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
Famous Libras: Neve Campbell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Efron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Sarandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.
October 12th History
1492 – Christopher Columbus’s first expedition makes landfall in the Caribbean, specifically in The Bahamas.
1692 – The Salem witch trials are ended by a letter from the governor of the Massachusetts Bay Province.
1773 – The first insane asylum in the US opens in Williamsburg, Virginia, and was called the “Publick Hospital”.
1792 – The first celebration of Columbus Day is held in New York City.