October 2014
1 Birthday of Jimmy Carter (b. 1924)
1 Hajj - Pilgrimage to Mecca (until October 4)
2 Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)
2 Feast of the Holy Angels
3 Birthday of James Herriot (1916-1995)
3 Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)
3 Durga Puja (Dussehra) (until October 12)
3 Eid al-Adha (until October 6)
4 Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226)
5 Birthday of Vaclav Havel (b. 1936)
6 National Child Health Day
6 Birthday of Fr. Philip Berrigan, SSJ (1923-2002)
7 Birthday of Yo-Yo Ma (b. 1955)
7 World Teachers Day
7 Birthday of Archbishop Desmond Tutu (b. 1931)
8 Sukkoth, the Feast of Tabernacles (until October 15)
9 Birthday of Jody Williams (b. 1950)
10 Birthday of Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
11 Birthday of Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
11 Birthday of Thich Nhat Hanh (b. 1926)
12 Columbus Day
13 Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
15 Feast of St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)
16 Birthday of Noah Webster (1758-1843)
18 Clean Water Act Anniversary
19 Birthday of John Woolman (1720-1772)
21 Festival of Bodhisattva of Tara
21 Birthday of Alfred Nobel (1833-1896)
23 Diwali (until October 26)
24 United Nations Day
24 Birthday of William Penn (1644-1713)
25 Make a Difference Day
25 Birthday of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
25 Birthday of Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
25 Birthday of Johann Strauss II (1825-1890)
25 Muslim Feast of Muharram (until November 3)
27 Birthday of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)
28 Birthday of Dr. Jonas Salk (1914-1995)
30 Birthday of Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675)
31 Birthday of John Keats (1795-1821)
31 All Hallows Eve
  
November 2014
1 Feast of All Saints
2 All Souls Day
3 Feast of St. Martin of Porres (1579-1639)
3 Birthday of Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
6 Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1538)
7 Birthday of Marie Curie (1867-1934)
8 Birthday of Dorothy Day (1897-1980)
10 Birthday of Martin Luther (1483-1546)
10 Birthday of Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805)
11 Veterans Day (U.S.)
11 Remembrance Day (Canada)
12 Birthday of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (1651-1694)
12 Birthday of Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
14 Death Day of Booker T. Washington’s (1856-1915)
14 Birthday of Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
14 Birthday of Claude Monet (1840-1926)
17 Seeds of Peace
18 Birthday of Howard Thurman (1900-1981)
20 Remembrance Day for Meister Eckhart (1260-1328)
22 Birthday of (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
22 Feast Day of St. Cecilia
23 Birthday of André Caplet (1878 - 1925)
23 With Love Movement
24 Birthday of Carlo (Lorenzini) Collodi (1826-1890)
25 Birthday of Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)
26 Death day of Sojourner Truth (1797-1883)
26 Birthday of Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000)
27 Thanksgiving Day
27 Hanukkah (until December 4)
29 Birthday of C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)
30 Birthday of Mark Twain (1835-1910)
30 Birthday of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
30 Advent (until December 23)