10 October 2023
Taiwan’s National Day
Party Foundation Day in North Korea, marking the anniversary of foundation of the Workers’ Party of Korea
Fiji Day, marking the anniversary of its independence from the UK (1970)
Ada Lovelace Day, aimed at increasing the profile of women in STEM
The First Australian Space Cyber Forum – Adelaide
World Porridge Day
Birthdays for Nora Roberts (1950) and David Lee Roth (1954)
• the first dinner jacket (tuxedo) being worn to an autumn ball at Tuxedo Park, NY (1886)
• the formation of the Women’s Social and Political Union by Emmeline Pankhurst to fight for women’s rights in Britain (1903)
• the release of the Beach Boys’ Good Vibrations (1966)
• the deaths of Abel Tasman (1659), Orson Welles (1985), Yul Brynner (1985), Christopher Reeve (2004), and Dame Joan Sutherland (2010)
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