Holidays and Observances
2023 Daily Holidays that fall on September 14, include:
- Eat a Hoagie Day
- Gobstopper Day
- Live Creative Day
- National Coloring Day
- National Cream Filled Donut Day
- National Quiet Day (UK)
- National Sober Day
- Support Latino Business Day
- The Exaltation of the Holy Cross
2023 Weekly Holidays that include September 14, are:
- Direct Support Professional Recognition Week - September 9-15
- International Housekeepers Week - September 10-16, 2023 (Second Full Week of September)
- Line Dance Week - September 11-16, 2023 (Starts on Second Monday through Saturday in September)
- National Assisted Living Week - September 10-16, 2023
- National Environmental Services Week - September 10-16, 2023
- National Eczema Week - September 13-21
- National Nephrology Nurses Week - September 10-16, 2023 (Second Full Week in September)
- National Suicide Prevention Week - September 10-16, 2023 (always has Sept. 10th in the week)
- National Truck Driver Appreciation Week - September 10-16, 2023
2023 Monthly Holidays that include September 14, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our September Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of September.
- A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
- If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events
- Invictus Games - September 9-16, 2023
The Astrological Sign for September 14 is Virgo.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of September are:
- Aster - symbols of powerful love.
- Morning Glory - simple symbols of affection.
The Birthstone(s) for September is Sapphires:
- Sapphires have a centuries long association with royalty and romance, and September's birthstone jewelry incorporates beautiful sapphire gems.
- 1947 - Sam Neill, Irish-New Zealand actor and director (Jurassic Park)
- 1954 - Barry Cowsill, American singer, songwriter and producer (The Cowsills) (d. 2005)
- 1960 - Melissa Leo, American actress
- 1964 - Faith Ford, American actress and producer (Murphy Brown)
- 1983 - Amy Winehouse, English singer and songwriter (Rehab) (d. 2011)
- 1936 - Aaron Burr, American colonel and polition who became the 3rd Vice President of the United States (b. 1756)
- 1851 - James Fenimore Cooper, American author (Last of the Mohicans) (b. 1789)
- 1901 - William McKinley, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 25th President of the United States (b. 1843)
- 1982 - Grace Kelly, American actress and singer, Princess of Monaco (b. 1929)
- 2009 - Patrick Swayze, American actor, dancer, singer, and songriter (Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Point Break) (b. 1952)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
- 1835 - American essayist, lecturer and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson marries 2nd wife Lydia Jackson
- 1838 - Escaped slave Frederick Douglass marries free woman Anne Murray in New York
- 1954 - Comedian and actor Jerry Still marries actress Anne Meara
- 1962 - Actress Janet Leigh divorces actor Tony Curtis after 10 years of marriage
- 1970 - Singer Steve Wonder marries singer Syreeta (Rita) Wright
- 1974 - Singer and composer Quincy Jones Jr marries actress Peggy Lipton (Mod Squad)
- 1984 - Actor Gene Wilder marries comedian and actress Gilda Radner (Saturday Night Live)
- 2002 - Singer Gwen Stefani (No Doubt) marries singer Gavin Rossdale (Bush)
Quote of the Day
I Love This!! Take the initiative and smile!
Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Weight control is about continuing to monitor your problem areas, making positive helpful changes, and continually learning! Find tips to help from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
- 1682 - Bishop Gore School, one of the oldest schools in Wales is founded
- 1752 - The British Empire and American colonies adopt the Gregorian calendar
- 1814 - Francis Scott Key wrote the poem Defence of Fort McHenry which was later used as the lyrics of the Star Spangled Banner
- 1829 - The Treaty o Adrianople ends the Russian-Turkish War
- 1901 - U.S. President William McKinley dies after an assassination attempt on September 6
- 1901 - Theodore Roosevelt is sworn in as U.S. President after the death of William McKinley
- 1960 - The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countes is founded (OPEC)
- 1985 - Penang Bridge connects the island of Penang to the mainland opens as the longest bridge in Malaysia
- 1998 - MCI Communications and WorldCom merge to form MCI WorldCom in a $37 billion merger
- 2001 - The Washington National Cathedral hosts a historic National Prayer Serve for victims of the September 11 attacks.
- 2008 - Aeroflot Flight 821 crashes on approach to Perm Airport in Russia, killing all 82 passengers and 6 crew members
This Day in Music
- 1814 - Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics to the Star-Spangled Banner which becomes the official US National Anthem on March 3, 1931.
- 1963 - She Loves You by the Beatles becomes England's best selling single of all time
- 1973 - The Twelfth of Never by Donny Osmond is certified gold.
- 1974 - I Shot The Sheriff by Eric Clapton hits #1 on the charts.
- 1979 - Kenny Rogers is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
- 1994 - The Temptations are awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
- 2007 - The movie Across the Universe which was inspired by The Beatles opens
Above, is a contemporary version of the Star Spangled Banner by Madison Rising, a musical project that call themselves "America's most patriotic rock band".
Please check out our Music Holidays page!
This Day in Sports
- 1984 - The first person to fly a gas balloon across the Atlantic Ocean alone is Joe Kittinger.
- 1987 - The Toronto Blue Jays hit 10 home runs in a single game for a record
- 1994 - Due to a strike, the Major League Baseball season is canceled.
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. To subject to intense heat.
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