NIH Diversity Calendar - October 2022

October: LGBT History Month & National Disability Employment Awareness Month

  • 1st
    Jerry Rescue Day (former slave)
  • 2nd
    International Day of Non-Violence
  • 4th
    Yom Kippur Jewish Holiday (Sunset Oct 4 to Sunset Oct 5)
  • 5th
    Dassera (Hindu)
  • 7th
    Mawlid Al-Nabi (Islamic-Sunni and Shi’a) (Sunset Oct 7 to Sunset Oct 8)
  • 9th
    Sukkot Jewish Holiday (Sunset Oct 9 to Sunset Oct 16)
  • 10th
    Indigenous Peoples Day
  • 11th
    Coming Out Day
  • 17th
    International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • 17th
    Simchat Torah Jewish Holiday (Sunset Oct 17 to Sunset Oct 18)
  • 31st
    Reformation Day
  • 31st
    Halloween (Eve of All Saints’ Day)