Big Whopper Liar Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
Boys and Girls Club Day for Kids - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
International Coastal Cleanup Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday)
International Day of Listening - September 19, 2019 (2020 TBA)
International Eat an Apple Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
International Red Panda Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
Locate An Old Friend Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
Meow Like a Pirate Day
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
National Clean Up Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
National Dance Day - September 19, 2020
National Gymnastics Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
National Museum Day - September 19, 2020; Also on May 18
National Thank A Police Officer Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
Puppy Mill Awareness Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
Responsible Dog Ownership Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
Software Freedom Day - September 19, 2020 (Third Saturday in September)
Talk Like a Pirate Day
World Cleanup Day
2020 Weekly Holidays that include September 19, are:
Balance Awareness Week - September 13-19, 2020
Brake Safety Week - September 13-19, 2020
Clean Up the World Weekend - September 18-20, 2020 (Third Weekend in September)
Constitution Week - September 17-23
International Housekeepers Week - September 13-19, 2020 (Second Full Week of September)
Line Dance Week - September 14-19, 2020 (Starts on Second Monday through Saturday in September)
National Assisted Living Week - September 13-19, 2020
National Ballroom Dancing Week - September 18-27, 2020
National Eczema Week - September 13-21
National Farm Animals Awareness Week - September 19-25, 2020 (Third week of September)
National Hispanic Heritage Weeks - September 15, 2020 - October 15, 2020 (Starts on September 15 and ends on October 15th each year)
National Nephrology Nurses Week - September 13-19, 2020 (Second Full Week in September)
National Security Officer Appreciation Week - September 13-19, 2020 (Third Full Week in September)
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week - September 13-19, 2020
Rosh Hashanah - Evening of September 18, 2020 - Evening of September 20, 2020
2020 Monthly Holidays that include September 19, 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
Oktoberfest - September 19, 2020 - October 4, 2020 Beer Festival in Munich, Germany. This festival is now held all over the World. Also, check out our Holidays in Germany page!
The Astrological Sign for September 19 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.
1942- Freda Payne, American singer and actress (Band of Gold)
1945 - Randolph Mantooth, American actor (Emergency)
1948 - Jeremy Irons, English actor (The Man in the Iron Mask, Elizabeth I)
1949 - Twiggy, English model, actress, and singer
1964 - Trisha Yearwood, American singer, songwriter, and actress (She's in Love With the Boy, Walkaway Joe, How Do I Live)
1968 - Monica Crowley, American talk show host and author
1974 - Jimmy Fallon, American comedian and talk show host
1881 - James A. Garfield, American general, lawyer and politician who became the 20th President of the United States (b. 1831)
1942 - Conde Montrose Nast, American publisher who founded Conde Nast Publications (b. 1873)
2015 - Jackie Collins, English novelist (b. 1937)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1945 - At just 17, actress Shirley Temple marries actor John Agar
1999 - Chinese martial artist Jet Li marries actress Nina Li Chi
2016 - Actress Angelina Jolie files for divorce from actor Brad Pitt
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The month of September is National Disaster Preparedness Month and National Preparedness Month!
A Ready Made Emergency Kit, is the easiest way in my opinion to prepare for a potential natural disaster. A survival kit can be purchased ready to go with the majority of the emergency supplies that you would need, in order to be prepared.
Additional emergency supplies can be added in addition to a ready made survival kit, but this would give you the basics.
Find out more information about an Emergency Kit from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1676 - During Bacon's Rebellion, Nathaniel Bacon burns Jamestown to the ground
1778 - The first United States federal budget is passed by the Continental Congress
1796 - George Washington's Farewell Address is printed across America as an open letter to the public
1870 - During the Franco-Prussian War, the siege of Paris begins and will last for four months before the French surrender
1881 - United States President James A. Garfield dies of wounds suffered in a July 2nd shooting.
1881 - Vice President Chester A. Arthur becomes President upon James A. Garfield's death
1893 - The Electoral Act of 1893 gives all women in New Zealand the right to vote
1944 - The Battle of Hurtgen Forest during World War II begins and will be become the longest battle that the U.S. Army has fought
1944 - During World War II, the Moscow Armistice between Finland and the Soviet Union is signed
1946 - Following a speech by Winston Churchill, the Council of Europe is founded
1952 - The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the U.S. after a trip to England
1957 - Plumbbob Rainier becomes the first nuclear explosion to be contained underground, producing no fallout
1970 - Michael Eavis hosts the first Glastonbury Festival
1976 - Turkish Airlines Flight 452 hits the Taurus Mountains in Turkey killing all 154 crew and passengers
1978 - The Solomon Islands join the United Nations
1983 - Saint Kitts and Nevis gains its independence
1985 - A strong earthquake in Mexico City kills thousands and destroys 400 buildings
1989 - UTA Flight 772 is destroyed by a bomb in Niger, killing all 170 crew and passengers
1991 - Otzi the Iceman is discovered in the Alps between Italy and Austria
2017 - The Puebla earthquake strikes Mexico, causing 370 deaths, over 6,000 injuries and extensive damage
This Day in Music
1960 - Chubby Checker's version of The Twist goes to #1 in America
1979 - James Taylor, Jackson Browne, The Doobie Brothers, Graham Nash and Bonnie Raitt give the first of five "No Nukes" concerts at the Madison Square Guarden
1987 - Touch of Grey by The Grateful Dead hit #10 on the US Hot 100
1999 - Fly from The Dixie Chicks debuts at #1 and becomes the first country group to top the Billboard albums chart
2012 - Away From the World by The Dave Matthews Band debuts at #1 on the Billboard albums chart
The Dave Matthews Band: Crash Into Me
This Day in Sports
1947 - Jackie Robinson is named the 1947 Rookie of the Year
1955 - Cubs player Ernie Banks hits his record 5th grand slam of the season
1968 - Mickey Mantle hits his 535th HR
1971 - The first New York City Women's Marathon won by Beth Bonner in 2:55:22
2011 - Mariano Rivera becomes Major League Baseball's all time saves leader with 602
2008 - Greg Maddux with the LA Dodgers pitches his 5,000 career inning against the San Francisco Giants
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
Jump down someone's throat (verb)
1. To criticise with excessive and unexpected harshness.
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