September 18

September 18 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2022 Daily Holidays that fall on September 18, include:

  • Chiropractic Founders Day
  • First Love Day 
  • Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day 
  • International Read an eBook Day 
  • National Back to Church Sunday - September 18, 2022 (Third Sunday in September)
  • National Ceiling Fan Day 
  • National Cheeseburger Day 
  • National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day 
  • National Neighborhood Day - September 18, 2022 (Third Sunday in September)
  • National Respect Day 
  • National Women's Friendship Day - September 18, 2022 (Third Sunday in September)
  • Rice Krispies Treats Day 
  • US Air Force Birthday (USAF) 
  • Wife Appreciation Day - September 18, 2022 (Third Sunday in September)
  • World Bamboo Day 
  • World Water Monitoring Day 

2022 Weekly Holidays that include September 18, are:

  • Info. to Come!

2022 Monthly Holidays that include September 18, 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.


  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. 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
(Date Order)

  • Info. to Come!

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for September 18 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.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1905 - Greta Garbo, Swedish-American actress (d. 1990)
  • 1923 - Queen Anne of Romania (d. 2016)
  • 1940 - Frankie Avalon, American singer and actor
  • 1945 - John McAfee, Scottish-American computer programmer who founded McAfee
  • 1951 - Ben Carson, American neurosurgeon, author and politician who is the 17th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development since 2017
  • 1971 - Lance Armstrong, American cyclist and activist who founded the Lance Armstrong Foundation

Famous Deaths

  • 1860 - Joseph Locke, English engineer and politician who was a major pioneer of railway development (b. 1805)
  • 1915 - Susan La Flesche Picotte, doctor, teacher, and social reformer who was the first Native American to earn a medical degree
  • 1944 - Robert G. Cole, American colonel, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1915)
  • 1970 - Jimi Hendrix, American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1942)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1907 - Author Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes books) marries Jean Elizabeth Leckig
  • 1955 - Actress and singer Debbie Reynolds marries singer Eddie Fisher
  • 1964 - Greek King Constantine II marries Danish princess Anne-Marie

Quote of the Day

Be Yourself!

Be Yourself!!

Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

In life, your thoughts can get you into trouble. An action or behavior is preceded by a feeling, which is preceded by a thought. You have thought about each action that you’ve done in life.

Understanding your thoughts, will help you in developing Healthy Diet Habits, and Lifestyle Solutions for weight control.

Your thoughts affect your weight, and whether you will be successful in the action, of weight control, or weight loss.

Understanding your thoughts, will help you in developing Healthy Diet Habits, and Lifestyle Solutions for weight control. To lose weight, you might need to first, train your brain!

Find out more about your thoughts from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!

This Day in History

  • 1180 - At the age of fifteen, Philip Augustus becomes King of France
  • 1714 - George I arrives in Great Britain, after he became King on August 1
  • 1793 - George Washington lays the first cornerstone of the United States Capitol
  • 1809 - The Royal Opera House in London opens for the first time
  • 1812 - After destroying more than 75% of the city, the 1812 Fire of Moscow dies down
  • 1850 - The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 is passed by the U.S. Congress
  • 1851 - The first publication of The New-York Daily Times goes out. The name will later become The New York Times
  • 1870 - Henry D. Washburn names Old Faithful Geyser
  • 1882 - The Pacific Stock Exchange opens
  • 1906 - An estimated 10,000 people are killed from the 1906 Hong Kong typhoon
  • 1919 - The Netherlands gives women the right to vote
  • 1922 - Hungary is admitted to the League of Nations
  • 1934 - The Soviet Union is admitted to the League of Nations
  • 1943 - During World War II, Adolf Hitler orders the deportation of Danish Jews
  • 1947 - The National Security Act establishes the National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1947 - The National Security Act establishes the Air Force
  • 1962 - Burundi, Jamaica, Rwanda and Trinidad and Tobago are admitted the United Nations
  • 1973 - East and West Germany and The Bahamas are admitted to the United Nations
  • 1974 - Honduras is hit with Hurricane Fifi with 110 mph winds, killing 5,000 people
  • 1990 - Liechtenstein becomes a member of the United Nations
  • 2014 - In a 55% to 45% vote, Scotland votes against independence from the United Kingdom

This Day in Music

  • 1983 - Kiss show up on MTV in their first public appearance without their make-up to promote their new album, Lick It Up
  • 1994 - Billie Holiday gets a stamp to honor her from the United States Postal Service
  • 1998 - Jett Williams performs Your Cheatin' Heart as a tribute to her late father, Hank Williams
  • 2008 - The Village People get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • 2011 - At the Austin City Limits festival Awolnation performs their hit Sail, after lead singer Aaron Bruno does some crowd surfing using a boogie board

Video Above: Y.M.C.A. by the Village People (Just pure fun!)

This Day in Sports

  • 1955 - Willie Mays hits a record tying 9th HR at Ebbets Field and ties Joe Adcock
  • 1956 - Mickey Mantle is the 8th player to hit 50 HRs in a season
  • 1984 - Tim Raines is the first player with 4 consecutive 70 stolen base seasons

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Chirality (Noun)

1. The phenomenon, in chemistry, physics and mathematics, of objects being unidentical mirror images of each other, like a person's left and right hands.

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