Seas creatures are the coolest. If you love octopus, well October 8th is the start of World Octopus Day! This holiday takes place from October 8–12 each year. Since octopuses have eight arms and squid have eight arms and two tentacles, the holiday week begins on the eighth day of the tenth month. Pretty cool!

Is it just me or does October seem like it’s sailing by? I feel like just yesterday I wrote about the weird facts of October 1st!? I guess time really does fly by when you’re having fun.

There is weird stuff going on every day. Those are the things that make life interesting. October is the month of all things spooky so all month long we are bringing you the scariest facts we can find.

Seeing what happened in the past fascinates me. You might think I’m weird, but I find history interesting because of the weird and scary things that happen. Here are 5 of the weirdest and scariest facts for October 8th.

Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige