Happy October 9th – Holidays, Horoscope and History
All About October 9th
A collection of holidays, horoscope and historical events that happened on October 9th.
October 9th Holidays
Curious Events Day On October 9th we ponder curious events. What questions do you have? Is Bigfoot real? Do all colored Skittles really taste the same? Where are all those missing socks from the dryer? Post some of your questions on social media. Do a little research on things that have you curious. Look for some answers today, and good luck!
Fire Prevention Day
October 9th Fire Prevention Days falls on the week of Fire Prevention Week sponsored by The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) . There will be activities all over the country to help you learn about fire prevention.
Leif Erikson Day Leif Erikson Day is an annual observance that occurs on October 9. It honors Leif Erikson, the Norse explorer who led the first Europeans thought to have set foot in continental North America.
National Moldy Cheese Day On October 9th we celebrate moldy cheese! So be brave and give Blue Cheese, Maytag blue, Roquefort, bleu, camembert, gorgonzola, or Stilton a try today! And check out this hilarious video.
National Pro-Life Cupcake Day Cupcakes for Life made this observation as a day to recognize them and raise awareness about the issue of abortion and the impact it is having. You can learn more at https://cupcakesforlife.com/.
National Sneakers Day So today, October 9th is the day to show gratitude to your sneakers. Give them a quick wash, powder or whatever you do to freshen them up. And did you know there is actually a sneaker museum? There is, so check it out at http://www.sneakermuseum.com/.
Nautilus Night The nautilus is a pelagic marine mollusc of the cephalopod family Nautilidae. And the night of October 9th we honor it by learning more about it.
Scrubs Day Today, October 9th is a day to recognize the importance and comfort of scrubs. Scrubs are a comfy uniform worn by the medical professionals and some other occupations too! They wash easily and come in many styles and colors.
Today we celebrate the sub sandwich, which is a bun stuffed with meat, cheese, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, mayo and other tasty ingredients and goes by many names depending on where you are from.
World Post Day World Post Day happens each year on October 9, the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union, which started in 1874 in Switzerland.
October 9th 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 Cambell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Effron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Surandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.
October 9th History
1604 – Supernova 1604 is sighted, the most recent supernova to be observed within the Milky Way.
1790 – A severe earthquake in northern Algeria causes severe damage and a tsunami in the Mediterranean Sea and kills three thousand.