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  • Wednesday, October 28

    • Animation Day
    • Chocolate Day
    • Lung Health Day
    • Separation of Church and State Day
    • Wild Foods Day
  • Thursday & beyond:

    • Oct 29 Thu:Cat Day
    • Oct 29 Thu:Hermit Day
    • Oct 29 Thu:Internet Day
    • Oct 29 Thu:Psoriasis Day
    • Oct 29 Thu:Stroke Day
    • Oct 30 Fri:Checklists Day
    • Oct 31 Sat:Halloween
    • Nov 1:Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends - at 2 a.m. in U.S. - set clocks back (fall back) one hour (e.g., from 2 a.m. DST to 1 a.m. standard time) so that you gain an hour - consider not scheduling any events today to which you would invite a lot of people since some invitees might forget to change their clocks and show up early
    • Nov 1:U.S. - Health care open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins - thru Dec 15 - HealthCare.gov
    • Nov 2:Asteroid 2018VP1 expected to pass close to Earth - .41% of entering Earth's atmosphere - 6.5 feet diameter - CNN.com
    • Nov 3:Election Day (U.S.)
    • Nov 26:Thanksgiving Day (U.S.)
    • Dec 14: Solar eclipse visible in South Pacific, Chile, Argentina, South Atlantic
    • Dec 25:Christmas
    • 2021 America's Cup sailing race - Auckland, New Zealand
    • 2021 Solar eclipse visible in Antarctica
    • 2021 Super Bowl LV (55) - Los Angeles, California
    • 2021 Mar 30: James Webb Space Telescope scheduled to be launched by an unmanned rocket to replace Hubble Space Telescope - originally scheduled to be launched in 2014 - spie.org - extremetech.com - space.com
    • 2021 Nov: NASA plans to conduct the first manned launch of the Orion capsule atop the Space Launch System - Wikipedia
    • 2022 Nov 21 - Dec 18 Men's World Cup - in Qatar
    • 2022 Winter Olympic Games - Beijing, China
    • 2024 Summer Olympic Games - Paris, France
    • 2024 Apr 8: Solar eclipse in portions of the United States - these cities will be in the path of totality: Austin & Dallas, Texas; Little Rock, Arkansas; Indianapolis; Toledo, Cleveland & Akron, Ohio; Buffalo & Rochester, New York; Montpelier, Vermont; Montreal - cnn.com
    • 2026 Solar eclipse visible in the Arctic, Greenland, Iceland, Spain
    • 2026 Winter Olympic Games - Italy
    • 2027 Solar eclipse visible in Morocco, Spain, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Somalia
    • 2028 Solar eclipse visible in Australia, New Zealand
    • 2028 Summer Olympic Games - Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    • 2029 Apr 13: Asteroid Apophis expected to pass about 18,300 miles from Earth with practically no chance of hitting Earth - the 885-foot long object is expected to pass even closer to Earth in 2036 - examiner.com
    • 2030 Solar eclipse visible in Botswana, South Africa, Australia
    • 2032 Asteroid 2013 TV135 expected to pass near Earth - as of October 2013, NASA is 99.998% sure it won't hit Earth (a 1 in 63,000 chance it will hit Earth) - CNN.com
    • 2036 Apr 13: Asteroid Apophis expected to pass close to Earth - in Oct 2009, NASA estimated the chances of the 885-foot long object hitting Earth at 1 in 250,000 - scientists had earlier estimated chances at 1 in 45,000 - examiner.com
    • 2040 Feb: Asteroid 2011 AG5 expected to pass close to Earth - cnn.com
    • 2061 Halley's Comet next expected to be visible from Earth
    • 2106 Asteroid expected to pass close to Earth
    • 2135 Sep 22: Asteroid Bennu (a third of a mile across) has small chance of hitting Earth - CNN.com
    • 2170 The 1999 RQ36 asteroid has an estimated 1-in-1,800 chance of hitting Earth - msnbc.msn.com
    • 2182 The 1999 RQ36 asteroid has an estimated 1-in-1,000 chance of hitting Earth - msnbc.msn.com
    • 2880 Mar 16: Asteroid (29075) 1950 DA is expected to pass potentially very close to Earth with an estimated 1 in 300 possibility of hitting Earth - jpl.nasa.gov

Special observations, etc. for months: