In the United States, Australia and Canada, October is promoted as the LGBT History Month during which people are educated and made aware of LGBT history and eerie rights.
National Day of the People's Republic of China is celebrated on the 1st of October each year. It marks the formal proclamation of the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949.
Cyprus celebrates its independence from Britain on the 1st of October each year.
The Nigerian Independence Day is celebrated on the 1st of October each year since the independence of the country from British rule in 1960.
Tuvalu celebrates its Independence Day on 1st October each year since 1978. The day is a public holiday in the nation.
Independence Day in Guinea is celebrated on the 2nd of October each year and marks the independence from France in 1958.
The German Unity Day is celebrated on the 3rd of October each year. It marks the unification of West and East Germany in 1990. FYI, the official name of the West was Federal Republic of Germany and the East was the German Democratic Republic (GDR).
The National Iraqi Day is celebrated on the 3rd of October each year. It marks the independence of Iraq from the United Kingdom in 1932.
The origins of this day are cloudy though it started down under in either New Zealand (in 1980) or Australia (in 1990). The day is now recognised and celebrated internationally.
The Independence Day in Uganda is celebrated on 9th October each year and marks the country's independence from the United Kingdom in 1962.
Declaration of Independence from Spain in 1868, the Independence Day of Cuba falls on 10th October each year. It is also known as Dia de la Independencia.
Fiji Day is celebrated on 10th October each year unless the day falls on a weekend in which case it it moved to a weekday. It marks the anniversary of Fiji's independence from the United Kingdom in 1970.
In the LGBT community 11th October is celebrated as a the National Coming Out Day when a person decides to publicly share their gender identities of sexual orientation. The day was founded in 1988 in Washington DC, US, by Robert Eichberg and Jean O' Leary. The day is internationally celebrated (in the UK the day in 12th October).
The National Day of Equatorial Guinea is celebrated on 12th October each year. It marks the independence from Spain in 1968.
The Azerbaijan Independence Day is celebrated on 18th October each year and marks the adoption of a Constitutional Act by the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan in 1991.
Zambian Independence Day is celebrated on the 24th of October each year. Unless the day falls on a Sunday the public holiday is shifted to the following Monday. The day marks the independence of Zambia from the United Kingdom in 1964.
Founded by Sara Beth Brooks in 2010, the last full week of October is regarded as the Asexual Awareness Week in which members promote the awareness of the asexual spectrum.
The Austrian National Day is celebrated on 26th October each year since 1965. It marks the passing of the constitutional law on permanent neutrality in 1955.
The Intersex Awareness Day commemorates the first intersex protest that took place in Boston, MA.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gained full independence from Britain on 27th October 1979. The day is now honoured as the Independence Day in the country and is a national holiday.
Cumhuriyet Bayramı or Turkish Repubic Day is celebrated on 29th October each year since 1923. It marks the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey.