We are in October, 2016. The tenth month of the calendar. We follow the Julian and Gregorian Calenders. But the interesting thing is that ‘Oct’ means eight. Then how could it be 10th month of the year. Actually, In Old Roman calender October retained its name (from Latin octo meaning “eight”) after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans.

October is commonly associated with the season of autumn in the Northern hemisphere and spring in the Southern hemisphere, where is the seasonal equivalent to April in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa. October has a length of 31 days. It was originally the 8th month of the Roman Calendar until 153BCE. October was named during a time when the calendar year began with March. Which is why its name no longer with its corresponds with its placement in Julian and Gregorian Calenders. Its Latin name is “October mensis”.

October month has also some important dates.
Some important dates in history of India in the months of October are:-
2nd October – M.K. Gandhi’s birth date.

Recently, United Nation General Assembly had announced that 2nd October as International Peace Day.

8th October – This day is the National Air Force Day in India.

10th October – This date is the National Post Office Day in India.

15th October – Birth date of Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (The former President of India.).

This month of October is a wonderful month. The season is also pleasant. This is an important month of year and has numerous historical dates.

Share your memories of October month in comment section.

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