October is the tenth month on the Gregorian calendar. More U.S. Presidents were born in October than any other month: John Adams, Rutherford B. Hayes,
Chester Arthur, Theodore Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Jimmy Carter. Special days/holidays in October are: Halloween, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving (Canada).
Opal is the birthstone and the calendula is the birth flower. Retailers will have special sales and offers for Columbus Day and Halloween.