Mark McGwire (baseball player) was born on this day in 1963. Tom Clancy (author) died on this day in 2013.
The Month of October 2019: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
In October 2019, autumn will come into full swing. Let’s get in the mood! Learn why it’s called October, what’s happening this month, October gardening tasks, the fall baking season, the full Hunter’s Moon, folklore, and more!
October Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The October birthstone, the opal, symbolizes faithfulness and confidence. The word comes from the Latin opalus, meaning “precious jewel,” and from the Greek word opallios, meaning “to see a change in color.” Discover more about this month’s birthstone!