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October at a glance!

Holidays

Yom Kippur
Indigenous Peoples' Day
Child Health Day
Halloween


National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Breast Cancer Month


Symbols of October

  • Birthstone: Opal and pink tourmaline
  • Flower: Calendula
  • Zodiac signs: Libra and Scorpio


History:
October was originally the eighth month of the Roman calendar. It comes from the Latin word "octo" meaning eight. Later, it became the 10th month when January and February were added to the Calendar.

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