Fun Facts about October
October 6, 2019
- It is the second Autumn month.
- National Fire Prevention Week falls during the week of October 9 each year. It commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
- October in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to April in the Southern Hemisphere.
- The leaves of trees often begin to change their colors during this month.
- The World Series for Major League Baseball generally takes place during October.
- Both he NBA, National Basketball League, and the NHL, National Hockey League, begin their seasons in October.
- There are many health observances that have October as their national month. These include Healthy Lungs, Breast Cancer, Lupus, Spina Bifida, Blindness, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
- The United Kingdom celebrates the 21st as Apple Day.