October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and has thirty-one days. It was the eighth month in the Roman calendar and the name comes from the Latin octo meaning eight. This is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, American Pharmacist Month, Apple Jack Month, Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Clergy Appreciation Month, Computer Learning Month, Cookie Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Eat Country Ham Month, International Drum Month, Lupus Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month, National Pizza Month, National Vegetarian Month, National Popcorn Popping Month, Sarcastic Month, Seafood Month

Whew! That’s a lot of specials for this month!