Day Guide for Friday October 15th 2021 What are the holidays on October 15th 2021?

This is our day guide for Friday October 15th 2021 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?


Holidays on October 15th 2021

International: Durga Puja

Durga Puja is one of the largest Hindu festivals that involves worship of Goddess Durga symbolising power and triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology.

International: Vijay Dashami

The festival of Dusseha symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama and Ravana

Cambodia: Commemoration Day of King's Father

Norodom Sihanouk was the head of state of Cambodia in its various states since 1941 until his death in 2012.

Regional

India (regional): Janmostav of Srimatna Sankardev

Birthday of Srimanta Sankardev, a 15th–16th century Assamese polymath

Iran: Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari

Imam Hassan Asgari was the 11th Imam of Twelver Shia Islam and was poisoned in 874 AD.

Malawi: Mother's Day

This holiday is celebrated on World Rural Women's Day. World Rural Women’s Day was launched in 1995 during the 4th UN World Conference on Women

Tunisia: Evacuation Day

Commemorates the retreat of last French soldiers from Bizerte on October 15th 1963

Ukraine: Day of the Defender (Bridge Day)

Honours the courage of the defenders of Ukraine's independence and territorial integrity

Observances on October 15th 2021

United Nations: International Day of Rural Women 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day of Rural Women 

USA: National Cheese Curd Day

This by-product of the cheese making process is often made into a tasty treat.

USA: National Grouch Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Grouch Day

USA: National I Love Lucy Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National I Love Lucy Day

USA: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

USA: National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

United Kingdom: National Roast Pheasant Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Roast Pheasant Day

USA: National White Cane Safety Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National White Cane Safety Day

USA: National Aesthetician Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Aesthetician Day

USA: National Boss’s Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Boss’s Day (or National Boss’s Day)

USA: National Mammography Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Mammography Day

Brazil: Brazil Teachers Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Teachers Day in Brazil

International: Global Handwashing Day

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, washing your hands was an important part of staying healthy.

International: World Students' Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Students' Day.

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General Information for October 15th 2021
There are 8 public holidays today.
Day 288 of 2021
77 days left in 2021
Week 41 of the year
On this Day in History
1997 – The first supersonic land speed record is set by Andy Green in ThrustSSC (United Kingdom), exactly 50 years and 1 day after Chuck Yeager first broke thesound barrier in the Earth's atmosphere.
1940 – The President of Catalonia, Lluís Companys, is executed by the Spanish dictatorship of Francisco Franco, making him the only European president to have been executed.
1881 - Writer PG Wodehouse is born.
1066 - Edgar the Ætheling proclaimed King of England, but never crowned. Reigned until 10 December 1066.