Important Days in October 2023

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Important Days in October 2023

It is very often that an examiner asks a question related to important days and themes, which helps an aspirant to secure 1 mark in a competitive examination. In October, many days like International Day of the Older Persons, International Coffee Day, World Vegetarian Day, etc. are observed. In this article, we will learn about the important days and themes of October for 2023 and 2022.

Here is the complete list of the important days in October 2023.

Date

Important Days in October

Theme 2023

Theme 2022

1 October

International Day of the Older Persons

Fulfilling the Promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Older Persons: Across Generations

Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing World

1 October

International Coffee Day

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1 October

World Vegetarian Day

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2 October

Gandhi Jayanti

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2 October

International Day of Non-Violence

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2 October

Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti

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First Monday of October

World Habitat Day

Note: In 2023, this day falls on October 2

Resilient urban economies. Cities as drivers of growth and recovery

Mind the Gap. Leave No One and Place Behind

4 October

World Animal Welfare Day

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Shared planet

5 October

World Teachers' Day

The teachers we need for the education we want: The global imperative to reverse the teacher shortage

The transformation of education begins with teachers

7 October

World Cotton Day

Making cotton fair and sustainable for all, from farm to fashion

Weaving a Better Future for Cotton

8 October

Indian Air Force Day

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Transforming for the Future

9 October

World Postal Day

Together for trust: Collaborating for a safe and connected future

Post for Planet

10 October

World Mental Health Day

Mental health is a universal human right

Make Mental Health & Well-Being for All a Global Priority

11 October

International Day of the Girl Child

Invest in Girls' Rights: Our Leadership, Our Well-being

Our time is now—our rights, our future

Second Thursday of October

World Sight Day

Note: In 2023, this day falls on October 12.

Love your eyes at work

Love Your Eyes

13 October

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Fighting inequality for a resilient future

Early warning and early action for all

14 October

World Standards Day

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Shared Vision For a Better World

15 October

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

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15 October

Global Handwashing Day

Clean hands are within reach

Unite for Universal Hand Hygiene

15 October

World White Cane Day

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15 October

World Students’ Day

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The transformation of education begins with teachers

16 October

World Food Day

Water is Life, Water is Food. Leave No One Behind'

Leave NO ONE behind

16 October

World Anaesthesia Day

Anaesthesia and Cancer Care.

Medication Safety

16 October

World Spine Day

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EverySpineCounts

17 October

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Dignity for all in practice

Dignity for all in practice

20 October

World Statistics Day

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Data for Sustainable Development

24 October

United Nations Day

Equality, Freedom and Justice for All

Building Back Together for Peace and Prosperity

24 October

World Development Information Day

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30 October

World Thrift Day

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Saving prepares you for the future

31 October

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day

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