October 26th celebrates Howl At The Moon Day and Pumpkin Day.
We’d like to welcome you to the 299th day of the year, with only 65 days left of this year. It’s also just 4 days away from Halloween.
Arm yourself with all the most notable births and deaths from this day and the historical events that made this day what it is!
Did you know that on this day in 1984, The Terminator, with Arnold Schwarzenegger, was released in the US? It topped the United States Box Office charts for two weeks.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about October 26th in history!
What memorable events happened on October 26 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Singer Sinéad O’Connor was converted to Islam.
As part of her conversion, she also changed her name to Shuhada.
Cesar Sayoc was arrested for sending 14 pipe bombs to prominent US Democrats.
Rockstar Games’ hit Wild-West series returned with the release of Red Dead Redemption 2.
It took over eight years to develop. Being a blockbuster Rockstar Games title, it unsurprisingly ranks as one of the most expensive video games ever made. However, all that time and money paid off, with the game raking in US$725 million in sales in its first weekend alone.
The twenty-fourth James Bond movie “Spectre,” starring Daniel Craig, premiered in London.
The Soyuz 3 spacecraft achieved the first Soviet space rendezvous with Soyuz 2.
Soyuz 3 was intended to not just rendezvous with Soyuz 2 but also to dock with it. Despite multiple attempts, docking was not achieved, so the USSR claimed that docking was never intended. It wasn’t until documents were released following the collapse of the Soviet Union that the lie was discovered.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Jon Heder? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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Of all of the quotes said on this day, these are the most well-known ones spoken on Oct 26 throughout history.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
South African President
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us.
Looking for a reason to celebrate? Well, here’s a few! These unique holidays are sure to bring some enjoyment to your day.
Pumpkin is one of North America’s oldest foods, so it should come as no surprise that we eat so much of it! There are so many ways to celebrate this versatile superb squash; you could pick out your pumpkin for Halloween, bake a pumpkin pie, or roast some pumpkin seeds for a snack!
Howl At The Moon Day
Wolves are well known for howling at the moon, and this symbol has become powerful throughout the world. Howl At The Moon Day gives everyone the excuse to join the wolves in the nocturnal activities, so head outside tonight and howl at the moon as much as you want!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The Simpsons is hand-drawn, and it takes three months to complete an episode. Meanwhile, South Park only takes a week because it is computerized.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on this day shares the zodiac sign of Scorpio.
As soon as a Scorpio finds their purpose, they charge at it like a scorpion seizing its prey. When Scorpios have a goal, nothing gets in their way, and they are well-known for achieving incredible feats through their well-adapted strategy and persistence.
For those of you born in October, you have the Pink Tourmaline birthstone. This pink gem helps the wearer fall in line with their heart chakra, meaning they can handle love and emotions positively.
Anyone born on Oct 26 would likely have been conceived around February 2 in the same year.
A baby that is conceived on this day will likely be due around July 19th, 2024.