NIH Diversity Calendar - October 2019

October: LGBT History Month & National Disability Employment Awareness Month

  • 2nd
    International Day of Non-Violence
  • 8th
    Dassera (Hindu)
  • 9th
    Yom Kippur (Jewish)
  • 11th
    Coming Out Day
  • 13th
    Simchat Torah (Jewish)
  • 14th
    Indigenous People’s Day (Native American Day)
  • 14th
    Sukkot (Jewish) (October 14 - 20)
  • 17thth
    International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • 20th
    Birth of Bab (Baha’i)
  • 20th
    Gur-Gaddi Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh)
  • 21st
    Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)
  • 22nd
    Simchat Torah (Jewish)
  • 27th
    Bandi-Chhor Diwas (Sikh)
  • 27th
    Diwali (Hindu)
  • 31st
    Reformation Day
  • 31st
    Halloween (Eve of All Saints’ Day)