On October 25th, 1881, a boy was born who later became one of the most famous artists in the world. This Spanish artist is Pablo Picasso. We celebrate International Artist’s Day on October 25th to honor artists and all the contributions they make.
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.
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.