September Celebrations

1st, Saturday

  • Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator
  • National Cherry Popover Day

2nd, Sunday

  • International Bacon Day – Saturday before Labor Day
  • VJ Day, WWII

3rd, Monday

  • Labor Day First Monday of month
  • Skyscraper Day

4th, Tuesday

  • Newspaper Carrier Day

5th, Wednesday

  • Be Late for Something Day
  • Cheese Pizza Day

6th, Thursday

  • Fight Procrastination Day
  • Read a Book Day

7th, Friday

  • National Salami Day
  • Neither Rain nor Snow Day

8th, Saturday

  • International Literacy Day
  • National Date Nut Bread Day – or December 22!?
  • Pardon Day

9th, Sunday

  • Grandparent’s Day – first Sunday after Labor Day
  • National Pet Memorial Day -second Sunday in September
  • Rosh Hashanah – begins at sundown, date varies
  • Teddy Bear Day

10th, Monday

  • Sewing Machine Day
  • Swap Ideas Day

11th, Tuesday

  • 911 Remembrance
  • Make Your Bed Day
  • No News is Good News Day

12th, Wednesday

  • Chocolate Milk Shake Day
  • National Video Games Day – also see Video Games Day in July

13th, Thursday

  • Defy Superstition Day
  • Fortune Cookie Day
  • National Peanut Day
  • Positive Thinking Day
  • Uncle Sam Day – his image was first used in 1813

14th, Friday

  • National Cream-Filled Donut Day

15th, Saturday

  • Make a Hat Day
  • Felt Hat Day – On this day, men traditionally put away their felt hats.

16th, Sunday

  • American Legion Day
  • Collect Rocks Day
  • Step Family Day
  • Mayflower Day
  • Mexican Independence Day
  • National Play Doh Day
  • National Women’s Friendship Day – third Sunday in September
  • Wife Appreciation Day – third Sunday in September
  • Working Parents Day

17th, Monday

  • Citizenship Day
  • Constitution Day
  • National Apple Dumpling Day

18th, Tuesday

  • National Cheeseburger Day
  • Yom Kippur – begins at sundown

19th, Friday

  • International Talk Like A Pirate Day
  • National Butterscotch Pudding Day

20th, Saturday

  • National Pepperoni Pizza Day
  • National Punch Day

21st, Sunday

  • International Peace Day
  • Miniature Golf Day
  • World Gratitude Day

22nd, Monday

  • Eid-Ul-Adha – date varies
  • Business Women’s Day
  • Elephant Appreciation Day
  • Hobbit Day
  • International Rabbit Day – Fourth Saturday in September
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day – Fourth Saturday in September
  • Oktoberfest  begins in Germany – date varies

23rd, Tuesday

  • Autumn Equinox – Fall begins! – date varies
  • Checkers Day
  • Dog in Politics Day
  • Sukkot – begins at sundown, date varies

24th, Wednesday

  • National Cherries Jubilee Day

25th, Thursday

  • National Comic Book Day

26th, Friday

  • Johnny Appleseed Day

27th, Saturday

  • Crush a Can Day

28th, Sunday

  • Ask a Stupid Question Day (one of my favourite days)
  • National Good Neighbour Day – Always September 28, previously the 4th Sunday in month
  • Native American Day – fourth Friday of the month

29th, Monday

  • Confucius Day – Try your luck. Get a Fortune Cookie.

30th, Tuesday

  • National Mud Pack Day