October is the tenth month of the year and October always has 31 days.
There are a total of seven months with 31 days. October starts on the same
weekday as January, except in leap years.
October got its name from the Latin word 'Octo' which means eighth. Although
October is now the tenth month, October used to be the 8th month back in the
days before they added January and February to the calendar.
Important days in October include Columbus Day and Halloween.