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October News and Fun Facts

News and facts

4-H Logo  The Garnavillo Hawks 4-H Club is exhibiting some of their Clayton County Fair projects at the library through the month of October.

 

Spook House Halloween image  Join in the fun and come in costume to the library for the Halloween Party on October 29th from 12:30 to 1:30 PM.  Prizes will be given for the best costumes.

 

October  October Fun Facts


  • Birthstone - Opal or tourmaline
  • Flower - Calendula
  • October 1, 1896 - First free rural mail delivery
  • October 5, 1947 - 1st presidential telecast from the White House made by Harry S. Truman
  • October 12, 1492 - Christopher Columbus landed in America
  • October 18, 1867 - U.S. flag was formally raised over Alaska
  • October 31, 1864 - Nevada became of 36th state
  • Columbus day - Second Monday of October
  • October 31 - Halloween
  • October is National cookie, pizza and dessert month