On this day
German soldiers stood up.
In 1918, German sailors famously refused to obey orders to fight the British naval forces. Instead, they led a revolt in the naval ports of Wilhelmshaven, thus beginning the German Revolution.
China lifted its ban on family limits!
In 2015, China finally announced the end of their one-child policy. The policy had been in place for 35 years – which had helped to curb the incredible population growth the country is known for.
Special Days Falling on October 29thIf you ask us, we’ll tell you October 29th is one of the best days of the year. Sure, Halloween is great, but October 29th is infinitely more awesome and important. Why? Here are just some of the reasons why!
Turkey Republic Day
Every October 29th is an incredibly important day for the people of Turkey as it marks their Republican celebrations! Although the country was effectively a republic since April 23rd, 1920, it was only when the first President chosen by the Grand National Assembly, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, declared the country a republic that the deal was finally signed. And that famous day was, of course, October 29th, 1923.
World Psoriasis Day
World Psoriasis Day is dedicated to those suffering from psoriasis in the hopes of raising awareness about the disease and encouraging more people to do their research into what this skin disease actually means for millions. It’s an uncomfortable condition, which, while treatable, is often misunderstood.
World Stroke Day
Strokes affect people all over the world at any given moment – and they can be life-threatening. Yet, few of us actually understand what causes strokes, how to recognize signs, and what to do if we see or feel them! So, World Stroke Day is here to encourage us all to learn more and better prepare ourselves should we ever witness someone we think is having a stroke.