Special Days in September

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September is loaded with holidays, observances, food themes, awareness days , historic figures and authors birthdays, science and historic based anniversaries,  and more!  Whether you’re looking for something special to study, celebrate, or add to the menu, this listing of special days should give you plenty to choose from.

September Themes

  • American Breakfast Month
  • Apple Month
  • Chicken Month
  • Children’s Good Manners Month
  • Fruit and Veggies Month
  • Happy Cat Month
  • Hat Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Honey Month
  • Library Card Sign-up Month
  • Mushroom Month
  • Organic Harvest Month
  • People Skills Month
  • Piano Month
  • Read a New Book Month
  • Rice Month
  • Self Improvement Month
  • Strategic Thinking Month
  • Whole Grains Month

Sept. 1

  • Calendar Adjustment Day
  • Enthusiasm Week Begins
  • No Rhyme Nor Reason Day
  • Nutrition Week Begins
  • Waffle Week Begins

Sept. 2

  • Great Fire of London – 1666
  • Labor Day
  • 1945 – VJ Day

Sept. 3

  • Another Look Unlimited Day
  • 1777 – American Flag 1st Flown in Battle
  • Sky Scraper Day

Sept. 4

  • Friendship Day
  • Newspaper Carrier Day
  • Rosh Hashanah Begins

Sept. 5

  • Be Late Day
  • Cheese Pizza Day

Sept. 6

  • Lazy Mom’s Day
  • 1620 – Pilgrims Set Sail to the New World
  • Read a Book Day

Sept. 7

  • Artist, Grandma Moses born 1860
  • Queen Elizabeth 1 born 1533
  • Tounge Twister Day

Sept 8

  • Grandparents Day
  • International Literacy Day
  • 1519 – Magellan Set Sail for the 1st Around the World Voyage
  • Suicide Prevention Week Begins

Sept. 9

  • 1850 – California Statehood
  • Line Dance Week Begins
  • Teddy Bear Day
  • Wonderful Weirdoes Day

Sept. 10

  • 1846 – Sewing Machine Patented
  • Swap Ideas Day
  • Suicide Prevention Day

Sept. 11

  • Libraries Remember Day
  • Make Your Bed Day
  • Patriot Day

Sept. 12

  • Chocolate Milkshake Day
  • 1940 – Lascaux Cave Painting Discovery
  • Video Games Day

Sept. 13

  • International Chocolate Day
  • Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day
  • Author, Roald Dahl born 1916
  • Yom Kiper

Sept. 14

  • Cream Filled Donuts Day
  • Farmers Consumer Awareness Day
  • 1814 – Star Spangled Banner Composed by Francis Scott Key

Sept. 15

  • Agatha Christie born 1890
  • Clean Hands Week Begins
  • Choose Your Favorite Color Day
  • Democracy Day
  • 1928 – Discovery of Penicillin by Alexander Fleming
  • Eat an Apple Day
  • Farm and Ranch Safety and Health Week Begins
  • Felt Hat Day
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Begins
  • Pollution Prevention Week Begins
  • William B. Taft born 1857

Sept. 16

  • Collect Rocks Day
  • Play-Doh Day
  • Preservation of the Ozone Layer Day
  • Author, H.A. Rey born 1898
  • Trail of Tears Commemoration Day

Sept. 17

  • Citizenship Day
  • Constitution Day
  • Constitution Week Begins

Sept. 18

  • 1947 – US Air Force Founded
  • 1851 – 1st Edition of the New York Times Published
  • 1949 – Debut of the Roadrunner cartoon
  • Respect Day
  • Sukkot Begins
  • World Water Day

Sept. 19

  • Talk Like a Pirate Day

Sept. 20

  • POW/MIA Recognition Day

Sept. 21

  • Big Whopper Liar Day
  • Dog Week Begins
  • International Day of Peace
  • Keep Kids Creative Week Begins
  • Responsible Dog Ownership Day
  • World Gratitude Day

Sept. 22

  • 1920 – Band Aid Invented
  • Car Free Day
  • 1st Day of Fall
  • Dear Diary Day
  • Elephant Appreciation Day
  • Hobbit Day
  • International Day of Peace
  • White Chocolate Day

Sept. 23

  • Checkers Day
  • International Homeschool Spirit Week Begins

Sept. 24

  • Jim Henson born 1936
  • Punctuation Day

Sept. 25

  • Comic Book Day
  • Native American Day
  • One-Hit Wonder Day
  • Shel Silverstein born 1930

Sept. 26

  • Dragonese Day
  • Johny Appleseed born 1774
  • Maritime Day
  • Shamu (the whale) Day

Sept. 27

  • Ancestor Appreciation Day
  • Chocolate Milk Day
  • Crush a Can Day
  • Love Note Day
  • 1822 – Rosetta Stone Deciphered
  • Thank You Day
  • World Tourism Day

Sept. 28

  • Artist, Caravaggio born 1573
  • Ask a Stupid Question Day
  • Family Health and Fitness Day
  • Good Neighbor Day

Sept. 29

  • Coffee Day
  • Heart Day
  • Save the Koala Day
  • 1829 – Scotland Yard Formed
  • VFW Day
  • 1066 – William the Conqueror invaded England

Sept. 30

  • Mud Pack Day
  • International Translation Day

I make my monthly special days calendars by using several sources including old calendars,  holiday books, newspapers, and the web. If you know of a special day that I do not have listed, please comment and let me know what it is so I can add it in.   Below are the links to my favorite online calendars.

http://www.se7en.org.za/se7ens-september

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/september-2013.html

http://www.currclick.com/newsletter_tm.php

If you are wanting to add church history to your calendar click here for a wonderful timeline resource http://www.christianity.com/church/church-history/

Click here for a free printable of the cute Sept. calendar pictured above  http://inkhappi.com/september-2013-calendar-is-here/

Happy September!

betty jo

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7 thoughts on “Special Days in September

    1. Betty Jo Post author

      Well, I was late getting up today and late for lessons, my kids started w/o me! Then I tried for a late afternoon nap and slept too late! And yes, Special Days is a monthly feature. Octobers Special Days should be ready a day or two before the first. Thanks for visiting!

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