World Polio Day was established by Rotary International on 24th October to celebrate the birth of Jonas Salk, who developed a vaccine against poliomyelitis. No child should suffer from this vaccine-preventable disease. This #WorldPolioDay, learn how to join with Rotary to help #endpolio for good by reading.
Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry on October 23. This day was created as a way to foster interest in chemistry. Schools throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Mole Day with various activities related to chemistry and/or moles.
The theme for year 2020 is MOLEzilla!
International Stuttering Awareness Days falls with the Autumn wind on October 22nd. Stuttering is a communication disorder involving disruptions, or dysfluencies, in a person's speech, but there are almost as many ways to stutter as there are people who stutter.
Using words to express one's feelings can be hard, but there is always a way to improve, by reading.
Celebration of Mind (CoM) is the day that brings people together to explore and enjoy puzzles, games, math and magic. World wide events are held annually on or around Martin Gardner's birthday (October 21st) for people to meet and share in the legacy of this polymath.
International Sloth Day is observed on October 20th. Take your time when celebrating these slow-moving mammals, who are native to South and Central America. Slow down, read, and enjoy.