New Poland

1821 October 15: Sequoyah Day, creation of Cherokee Syllabary
1940 October 15: Catalonia president Lluís Companys executed by firing squad
1998 October 15: Latvian State Language Day
2008 October 15: International Parliamentarians for West Papua launches in UK
Russia limits access through Latvia’s Vientuļi border crossing point
British PM announces 20,000 troops to be sent to Northern Europe
‘It’s either you or us next’ – interview with Georgian president
Flying discs are taking over Latvia
Fallen Latvian volunteer honored in Ukraine
Heiko Leesment: Human life will be cheap as long as traffic safety deemed expensive
Expert: Bedbugs have arrived in Estonia and are spreading
Latvia has blocked 11,000 migrants from crossing the Belarusian border
Sexual freedoms and absence of taboos in 18th century Livonian village society

A spooked and lonely Taiwan looks for new friends
Latvia seeks solutions to rapidly absorb EU funds: LTV’s De Facto
Multi-well geothermal drilling set to start in Roosna-Alliku, Estonia
Motorcycles a pressing problem in forests of Latvia
To trust or not to trust: Why Europe should support Belarusian exiles
Two Latvian-Russian border points closed successfully
Lithuania’s 14-yr-old Tajus Juska downs 200 free age record from 1987
More threat e-mails received by Latvia’s schools Monday
Lithuania’s military plane completes final Israel evacuation mission
airBaltic cancels plans to issue bonds
Bomb threats continue to plague Lithuania – police
There may not always be enough cheap Nordic power for Estonia
Lithuanian president, EU leaders condemn Hamas attacks in Israel
Tallink owner: Estonian government lacks an economic policy
Chairs of Baltic Foreign Affairs Committees on joint visit to Israel
Polish opposition coming to power would be good news for Europe – presidential adviser
Estonia: British troop deployment to help defend against hybrid threats
Latvia and Lithuania must work together on continued international support to Ukraine – Karins
EOK secretary general: I’m not sure Russian athletes will reach Olympics
Latvia: State Security Service suspects material support to Russian army
Top Estonian swimmer Jefimova to study in US after completing high school
Men dominate jobs with ICT education in Latvia
Lithuania and UAE show mutual effort to accelerate economic cooperation
Tallinn starts cutting down trees infected with Dutch elm disease
Latvian government changes its mind on universal tax declaration plans
Robots clean our homes, mow the lawn near our homes, AI is taking over more and more of our lives
Russia, Latvia: Latvian authorities indefinitely close Pededze and Vientiuli border crossing with Russia Oct. 16 /update 1
Ignitis Renewables and Ocean Winds to build offshore wind farm in Lithuania
Rīga wants to be European anti-money laundering capital
Baltic MPs call for more sanctions on Iran during Israel visit
Latvia closes two border checkpoints with Russia
Recommendations to prefer public transport come across naive in rural Estonia
Latvia must use World Cup as a springboard
Estonia to buy more than 200 armored vehicles from Turkey
Procurement for Vilnius NATO Summit did not meet transparency standards – service
Latvia to buy more military helicopters from U.S.
Lithuanian FM recalls London ambassador for consultations
Estonia: Education minister proposes long-term teachers’ pay rise compromise
Minimum monthly wage in Latvia to grow to EUR 700 next year
Estonian wolf hunting dispute waiting for EU Court of Justice decision
Türkiye beat Latvia 4-0 to qualify for UEFA EURO 2024
Estonia unveils its song for Nice: ARHANNA will sing “Hoiame Kokku”
Canada defeats Lithuania to remain unbeaten at world mixed curling championship
Finland to restrict access to LNG port after gas pipeline damage
Martti Ahtisaari, ex-Finland president and Nobel peace laureate, dies aged 86
Poland’s opposition leader Donald Tusk declares election victory
Flawless my dear! Inside Prince Christian of Denmark’s grand-in-excelsis 18th birthday gala
Putin denies Russia behind Finland pipeline damage
Give us F-16s and we will approve Sweden’s NATO membership: Türkiye to US
Fearing China, South Korea targets firms building Taiwan navy submarines
Poland’s Tusk now faces greatest challenge of his career
Norway foreign minister sacked in cabinet reshuffle
Finland takes action to protect energy infrastructure
Russia bans Ukrainians from entering via Finland
‘Poland is back’: Brussels greets election result
Austria earn Euro 2024 qualification and end Sweden’s hopes

Yale Vilnius 700 Symposium celebrates history of Lithuania’s capital city
Repatriation flight from Israel lands in Rīga Monday evening
Erez Golan, Deputy Chief of Mission of Israel to Lithuania: “We will never forget Lithuania’s solidarity amid the trying time for us”
Teacher wage issue in Latvia still unresolved
Lithuania’s dual citizenship referendum – meaning and myths
Chinese vessel even nearer to Balticconnector pipeline at time of leak
Rīga tries out state-of-the-art ditch
Lithuanian formin, Indian ambassador discuss cooperation prospects
Tourist numbers still not back to pre-Covid levels in Latvia
Tour operator appeals ruling in favour of Lithuania’s GetJet
Estonia: Estonian-education may mean some pupils placed in Russian-speaking schools
Schools, kindergartens in Lithuania continue to receive bomb threats
Estonia requests longer transition period for buses running on biomethane in EU
Balts Award presented during Kariņš’ trip to Lithuania
Kallas and Lukas: Tallinn trying to sabotage switch to teaching in Estonian
Furrowed brows at the World Ploughing Championships in Latvia
Lithuania Proposes Exact Date for Second Offshore Wind Tender
How Latgale’s companies deal with lack of workforce
Estonian institute continuing work on World War II-era refugee database
Lithuanian government fails to keep to agreed military expansion plans – adviser
EUR 58 million will need to be invested in Sigulda Bobsleigh Track if Latvia becomes involved in organization of 2030 Winter Olympics
Lithuania clinch shock victory at Mixed Curling World Champs
We must not import foreign workforce that support crime and terrorism or oppose democracy – MP Latkovskis
New Italian defence attaché accredited to Baltics
Latvia to support SMEs in entering stock exchange
Poverty risk level in Lithuania expected to fall
Threat assessment carried out, no risks found – Lithuanian minister on bomb threats
Government gives more money to Ukrainian support in Latvia
Latvian seaport receives first railway shipment of Ukrainian food
Red Cross opens humanitarian aid line in Lithuania
Cultural initiative to rediscover traditional Latvian toys
Lithuania offers assistance to Moldova in developing national crisis management model
[Latvia] Russia likely to blame for threatening schoolchildren
Italy, Belgium, Latvia: Which European countries are the best and worst at recycling?
Eesti 200 MP used Riigikogu fuel card for Dalai Lama representative visit
Lithuania ranks 8th among top countries for remote work
Sweden says undersea telecoms link to Estonia damaged
Ilmar Raag: I have great hopes for Tallinn Film Wonderland
Ossinovski: Estonia’s segregated school system has to go
Cable between Sweden, Estonia damaged around same time as Balticconnector
Frozen Russia assets should be used to rebuild Ukraine
Telecom cable between Sweden and Estonia was damaged
Sweden says telecom cable with Estonia damaged
Estonia could monitor undersea infrastructure with microphones
Finland terminal receives first LNG cargo after pipeline breach
Sweden investigating damage to Baltic undersea cable
EBRD and Norway provide a further €199 million financing package for Moldova gas purchases
Poland Is Dreaming of Becoming a Nuclear Power
Antisemitism Among Muslim Migrants Unsettles a Germany Haunted by the Holocaust
The Netherlands returns to top spot in Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index
Tusk-ruled Poland not the pro-EU paradise Brussels is hoping for
Germany’s Scholz warns Iran, Hezbollah not to enter Middle East conflict
A New Start for Poland
India’s top court declines to legalise same-sex marriage
Aker Horizons and Statkraft Enter Into Green Ammonia Collaboration in Northern Norway
German investor morale brightens in October – ZEW
‘Ideologically anti-populist’: Poland votes for a new future
Ukraine says it destroyed 9 Russian helicopters in airfield attacks
Swedish PM urges EU to boost security after gunman in Brussels kills two Swedes
Denmark And The Netherlands To Partner On Carbon Capture And Storage
Sweden and UK agree to enhance cooperation in nuclear
Germany caves in to French demands over EU electricity market reform
Ukraine uses US-supplied ATACMS for the first time, says Zelensky
Uganda police say suspected rebels kill three in national park attack
New Class Action Regime in Germany
Israeli air strike hits Gaza hospital, hundreds dead, health officials say
UK And Sweden Agree To Cooperate On Gripen E International Sales

1991 October 18: Azerbaijan Independence Day
Latvian teachers’ union: Ministry’s wage calculations are incorrect
Estonia buys 200 Turkish-made armored vehicles
Latvia: Alūksne faces a bird-and-beaver problem
Artificial intelligence is part of the next chapter in Estonia’s digital story
Latvia: Police fight losing battle against substance sale in schools
Sweden reports new damage to Baltic Sea cable link with Estonia
Latvia’s medical workers can expect pay rise next year
Estonia’s digital prowess takes centre stage at GITEX GLOBAL 2023
Latvian universities keep dropping in world rankings
Institutions in Lithuania again receive bomb threats
Latvia: Regional hospitals might be partly nationalized, says Health Minister
Lithuania: Decision to recall London ambassador creates flawed situation, says president
Norstat ratings: EKRE now most popular party in Estonia
First Ukrainian freight train reaches Latvia after a year-and-a-half hiatus
Estonia: Harju County Court acquits Porto Franco accused
Lithuania held migrants in inhumane conditions, Seimas ombudsperson tells ECHR
Latvia: PM Siliņa orders check of critical infrastructures
Making the Nemunas river in Lithuania a home again for the Little and Common Tern
Gas station merger as Kool takes over Latvijas Nafta
Leopard tanks damaged in Ukraine undergo repairs in Lithuania
Latvia: Court deems ban on soldiers to join political parties constitutional
Estonia’s Lutheran clergy to continue registering only man-woman marriages
Latvia: Ventspils and Varakļāni named safest traffic areas
Estonian state to provide €16 million support for applied research center
Azerbaijan starts importing RON-92 gasoline from Lithuania
Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Poland call for investigation after bombing of Gaza hospital
EC will ask Lithuania to explain bank solidarity levy
Tallinn to distinguish between Estonian-language and transitioning schools
Lithuania’s PM to visit Armenia
Estonia: 2nd Infantry Brigade hopes to take new armored vehicles to Spring Storm next year
Lithuania prepares to leave BRELL electricity ring in 2025
Estonia: Teachers willing to come down to 8 percent pay rise as compromise
Latvia: Searches and detentions in investigation into agricultural funding fraud
Estonia’s Kaja Kallas meets with President Emmanuel Macron in Paris
Latvia Plans To Buy MD530F Light Helicopters
Estonia’s Kristin Tattar: I didn’t think things could get better than last season
Baltic Sea parliamentarians meet in Riga to discuss Rail Baltica
Estonian troops return home from deployment in Iraq
Lithuania: The “Eurovizija.LT” submission platform has been launched!
Estonian-developed ESTCube-2 satellite missing, feared destroyed
Chinese e-commerce giant set to enter
First Lithuanian cadets spend semester at University of North Georgia
Third of Tallinn kindergarten teachers struggle to meet language requirements
Lithuania’s Kotryna Teterevkova, WUGS gold medalist, training at IU for PARIS 2024 Olympics
Latvian and Serbian Companies Attached to Kirill Serebrennikov’s New Project Disappearance
Hungary Comes Back from Two Goals Down to Draw In Lithuania
Legal Regulations and Licensing: Navigating the Online Casino Landscape in Latvia
Focus on Lithuania in photography retrospective
Looking beyond the offensive in Ukraine
Israel military steps up denial it hit Gaza hospital, says building undamaged
Ukraine’s special forces use daring raids and distraction tactics in bid to free Crimea
Donald Tusk’s government to be hamstrung by Law and Justice ‘diehards’
German minority out of Polish parliament for the first time in 32 years
Finland faces growing Russian online threat, Finnish security services say
Tesla employees threaten to strike in Sweden
Poland: Record turnout elections pave the way for restoring democratic values
Ukraine Says Deadly Russian Missile Attack Hits Zaporizhzhia
Norway postpones floating wind tender indefinitely over EU rules talks
Message in a ballot: What Poland’s election means for Europe
Ryanair vs Wizz Air: The low-cost fight spreads to Poland
The End of Norway’s Sole Norwegian-Owned Coal Power Plant
Poland’s Transformative Election
Scientists surprised by source of largest quake detected on Mars
Denmark to send humanitarian aid to Gaza and West Bank
Germany’s Scholz vows action after Molotovs thrown at synagogue
US vetoes UN Security Council action on Israel, Gaza
Finland plans to become Europe’s first carbon negative economy
Norwegian Navy shadows Chinese vessel probed over Baltic pipe damage
Germany builds up LNG import terminals
US says it thwarted drone attacks on troops in Iraq
Norway’s Equinor expects ‘quite volatile’ winter gas market: CEO
Gaza hospital explosion: Protests erupt across Middle East
Finland chosen as host for the 2027 Abilympics
Biden says Gaza militants appear to be behind hospital blast as anti-Israel protests spread
‘Thanks for the coffee…unfortunately you are captured’

1974 October 19: Niue Constitution Day
1984 October 19: Murder of Polish priest Jerzy Popiełuszko by security service
Estonia’s capital made mass transit free a decade ago. Car traffic went up
‘Environment activists’ deflate car tires in Rīga
2024 Estonian state budget bill passes its first Riigikogu reading
Rīga to send public buses to Chernihiv, Ukraine
‘We will lose half of Vilnius.’ Can Lithuania withstand an attack?
Estonia assessing 5 municipalities for domestic munitions production plan
Latvia: Border town Valka wants to teach Estonian at schools
Estonia’s Kallas dismayed by Hungary’s Orbán handshake with ‘criminal’ Putin
Latvia: Soviet scientist Keldysh’s monument in Rīga to be dismantled
Estonia’s Olerex parent company continues Latvia expansion
People in Vilnius march in solidarity with Gaza
State audit finds Latvian innovation support policy lacking
Moscow-bound plane lands in Vilnius
Ukrainian Ministry signs MoU with Latvia to support telecoms infrastructure rebuild
No new bomb threaths received in Lithuania – official
Latvian collector coin sales raise 165,000 euros for Ukraine
Australia Prime Minister’s Meeting with the President of Lithuania
Latvia gets front row in rebuilding Ukraine’s telecom infrastructure
Sabotage investigated as one possible Estonia-Sweden cable breakage cause
Lithuanian analysts say change of wind will come in Poland but only a whiff may be felt in Lithuania
Rail Baltica project obtains €1.1 billion in latest CEF funding round
Police eject 3 people from Riigikogu late night session due to unruly behavior
Saeima advances law saying Latvia doesn’t need LNG terminal
Lithuania’s Tella PLAY extends ‘Hunting Season’
Finnish Police Complete On-Site Probe At Damaged Baltic Sea Pipeline
Tele2 Lithuania Launches VoWiFi Service
‘Moscow House’ nationalization plan moves ahead in Saeima
Estonia shops Turkish armored vehicles for $211 million
The Lithuanian National Museum of Art dedicates an exhibition and a scientific conference celebrating the 700th anniversary of Vilnius
US Air Force B-1B Lancer fly over Tallinn
EU Court rejects Ryanair’s claim against Latvian state aid to airBaltic
Lithuanian officials to visit Taiwan soon to discuss fintech exchanges
Unemployment rate in Latvia falls after three-month standstill
Median salary of Estonian doctors increased to €3,780
Latvia, together with EU, consistently stands for a two-state solution – Israel and Palestine – Karins
Estonian Navy vessels take part in Baltic Sea Joint Expeditionary Force exercise
Latvia: Teachers’ union and Education Ministry continue talks about wages
Baltic collective defense not complete without Sweden
Agreement signed to build 4th Estonian-Latvian electricity interconnection
Latvia introduces ‘extra-effective’ flu shot for seniors
Estonia sends third police team to monitor Latvian-Belarusian border
Two Hungarians face fines for desecrating Ukrainian flag in Vilnius
Estonia Foreign minister visits Lockheed Martin factory to see HIMARS production
Vilnius revisits metro idea due to war fears
Lithuania: Blue/Yellow launches new project to raise €10m for Ukraine
Estonia to probe Sweden cable damage as part of Baltic Sea incident investigation
Lithuania invites Czech Republic to join NATO Rotational Air Defence Model
[Estonia] Justice chancellor: Disabled people should be given car tax exemption
Armenian and Lithuania Primer Ministers Discuss Expansion of Relations and Armenian-EU Cooperation
Estonia: Expired vehicle insurance will be replaced with compulsory policies
Latvia: Taxi driver accused of spying for ‘Baltic Antifascists’
Estonia: parties ordered to return Liberal Citizen Foundation ‘donations’
Gulf of Finland: Evidence suggests communication cable damage is man made
NATO increases Baltic Sea patrols after subsea infrastructure damage
Estonia to Probe Sweden Cable Damage as Part of Baltic Sea Incident Investigation
France lobbies for a new anti-Azerbaijani scheme, Lithuania supports it
This year, a fence on the border with Belarus; next year, with Russia: Latvian PM
Lithuania’s ambassador to Canada thinks his country has a lot to offer B.C.
Ukraine Moves in Kherson Are Worrying Russia
A fake Ryanair hijack – and the fear that has stalked Belarus’s people ever since
Commission endorses Denmark’s REPowerEU chapter
Ukraine’s Economy Starts to Rebound as It Adapts to War
Russian-American journalist Alsu Kurmasheva detained in Kazan
Netherlands, Denmark to Help Pay for South Africa’s Energy Transition
Terrorist sought asylum in Norway
Sweden urges for EU-wide cooperation on return of illegal migrants
Nokia to cut up to 14,000 jobs after profits plunge
Trip to Israel ties Biden and US to any Gaza offensive
Sweden Provides Financial Backing for Moldova’s Energy Security
Liberal democracy strikes back in Poland
Norway power prices to hit EUR 68/MWh by 2030 – regulator
Co-creating a sustainable blue economy for sweden
Julian Assange to be made honorary citizen of Rome
Finland blocks Russian property acquisitions
How Poland’s Election Results Could Reshape Europe
Sweden: more efforts needed to identify victims of trafficking and to prosecute traffickers
Russian foreign minister thanks North Korea for ‘unwavering’ support in Ukraine war
US broadly eases Venezuela oil sanctions after election deal
While the world’s eyes are elsewhere, there are significant developments in the Ukraine war
Belarusian Activist Handed Another Year In ‘Strict-Regime’ Prison
Ukraine reports making headway against Russian forces in south
Germany Still Trades Russian Gas as Canceling Costs €10 Billion
Visegrad blog: Poland’s future depends on President Duda
In Finland, Hokanson sees a country’s cold will to defend itself

PM Siliņa visits Latvia’s eastern border
Estonian Director Jaak Kilmi in Postproduction with The Shadow
Latvian President: Baltic Sea should be closed if Russia is behind Balticconnector case
Estonia: industrial output price index fell by 2.5 percent in September
Over EUR 6 million reportedly scammed out of Latvians this year
Sensor malfunction led to Lithuania wind turbine collapse
Book of Latvian folksongs in English published
Estonian Prime Minister: Peace in Europe requires removal of ‘gray zones’
Exhibition of reconstructed Leonardo da Vinci inventions comes to Vilnius
Latvia and The Baltics can become one of the European centers of precision medicine
UEFA fines Lithuania for anti-Putin chant, players urge fans to carry on
Latvia Asks If NATO Halt Russian Baltic Shipping
Ed Sheeran announces upcoming gig in Lithuania
Daugavpils fulfills dream of locally-produced trams
Tartu 2024 unveils European Capital of Culture program
Ahmadi youth donate blood in Riga, Latvia
[Estonia] Party ratings: Isamaa rises to second-place behind Reform asks for contributions to world festival map
[Estonia] President Karis: Holding extraordinary elections would not change much
Latvia: Another accused in ‘Baltic antifascists’ case
Ukraine’s Nova Poshta opens its first branch in Estonia
Latvian co-production nominated for European Film Academy award
Estonian government briefed on undersea cable damage investigation
Lithuanian PM visits headquarters of EU Mission in Armenia
Latvia opposes EC proposal to severely limit Baltic herring and sprat fishing
Lithuania, Borodyanka, Bucha agree to develop 3D urban planning tool to rebuild Ukraine
EDF colonel: Russia still has four million artillery shells left
Producer prices down 7.7% on year in Latvia
Lithuania’s Tez Tour suspends flights to Sinai Peninsula, Sharm el-Sheikh
Finance minister: Private investors can bank on the Estonian state
Lithuania divided after Russian ice skater stripped of citizenship – poll
Latvia’s grandest gourds awarded
Most of German brigade to be deployed in Lithuania in 2026 – ministry
Estonia says damage to Finland pipeline was caused by people, but it’s unclear if it was deliberate
Estonia: Government confirms Nursipalu training area boundaries, compensation
Lithuania to buy underwater surveillance system to shield LNG terminal
Lithuanian man sentenced in Spain for faking heart attacks to avoid paying restaurant bills
Vilnius-Riga passenger train to be launched next year – minister
[Estonia] Party ratings expert: The situation is revolutionary
Chinese, Russian vessels in vicinity of Baltic Sea links damage -vessel tracking data
Finland Contacts China, Russia Regarding Baltic Sea Pipeline Probe
State funds Estonian prosecutor general ICC bid to tune of €25,000
China ship is focus of pipeline damage probe, Finland says
Estonian mixed doubles curling team claim top spot in world rankings
Chinese ship is focus of investigation into damaged pipeline, Finland says
Not one cent designated for emergency shelters despite €198 million request
Elenger to Deliver U.S. LNG Cargo to Finland Amidst Balticconnector Pipeline Crisis
US DoD, Estonian MoD Enter Into Security of Supply Arrangement
Russia’s corvette carries out firing drills at Baltic Sea – Russia’s defence ministry
US troops attacked in Iraq, Syria and on alert for more strikes
Ukraine ally Poland is moving to the political center. And that’s bad news for Russia’s Putin
Prime Minister of Denmark to Visit Japan
China and Russia find common cause in Israel-Hamas crisis
Ukraine deploys U.S.-provided ATACMS to devastating effect in striking high-value Russian targets
The pay gap in Norway is getting bigger and bigger
Israel aims to end its responsibility for Gaza Strip -minister
UN Commission of Inquiry finds further evidence of war crimes in Ukraine
German producer prices post biggest decline on record in September
Astronomers detect mysterious 8 billion-year-old energetic burst
Finland sending aid to Armenia
Poland is back as a key player in Brussels
Orthodox church says it was hit by Israeli air strike in Gaza
Norway-Russian science advises tripling Barents Sea capelin quota for 2024
Ukraine’s Counteroffensive Is More Successful Than You Think
Muslims protest around world to demand end to Israel’s Gaza campaign
Tusk to visit Brussels on mission to unlock Poland’s frozen EU funds
Belarus Weekly: Post-Soviet strongmen gather in Bishkek, say West tearing them apart
Canadian PM says India’s actions making life hard for millions of people
Scholz says that Germany needs to expand deportations of rejected asylum-seekers
Lessons from the Fall of Poland’s Populists
White House asks Congress for $106 billion for Ukraine and Israel wars
Germany eyes new digital strategy amid global tech race
Russian ship suspected of espionage spotted off Dutch coast
Italy PM Meloni leaves partner after sexist TV comments
Ilmatar mulls 6 GW offshore wind development in Finland
US intelligence report alleging Russia election interference shared with 100 countries
Diamonds to star in new EU sanctions on Russia

The Baltic states: Five essential reads
Estonia keen to attract Latvians to Tartu 2024 Capital of Culture
Lithuania’s furniture manufacturers bounce back after tough year
Finnish investigators looking at ‘heavy object’ found near Balticconnector pipeline
Nauseda in Australia: Free world needs to stand together for Ukraine’s victory
Investment board in digital development deal with Estonia
Dumpling Street? Lithuania looks to shed Soviet heritage
Kallas: Car tax unpopularity behind Reform support slump, not ‘scandal’
Germany increases humanitarian assistance for people in the Palestinian territories
French military intelligence says Israeli strike not behind Gaza hospital blast
What is most significant in the Pentagon’s China military report?
US and UK back Canada in dispute with India over diplomats
A secret weapons delivery and a cross-river raid: Here’s what to know about the latest in Ukraine
Poland election: Women and youth force PiS from power
Ukraine repels new Russian onslaught on eastern town of Avdiivka, Zelensky says
Pakistan’s three time premier Nawaz Sharif arrives home from exile

1953 October 22: Laos Independence Day
1956 October 23: Hungarian Uprising
1871 October 24: Los Angeles Chinese massacre
1964 October 24: Zambia Independence Day
1821 October 26: National Gospel Day, Cook Islands
1932 October 26: Angam Day, Nauru
1955 October 26: Austrian National Day
2014 October 26: Hong Kong Umbrella Movement begins
October 27, 4th Friday of October, Peniamina Gospel Day, Niue (1846 October 26)
1979 October 27: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Independence Day
2017 October 27: Catalan Declaration of Independence
1918 October 28: Independent Czechoslovak State Day
1923 October 29: Turkey Republic Day