2018 Daily Holidays that fall on September 7, include:
Bring Your Manners to Work Day - September 7, 2018 (First Friday)
Google Commemoration Day
Grandma Moses Day
National Acorn Squash Day
National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day
National College Colors Day - September 7, 2018 (First Friday of College School Week)
National Food Bank Day - September 7, 2018
National Lazy Mom's Day - September 7, 2018 (First Friday in September)
National Threatened Species Day
Neither Snow nor Rain Day
2018 Weekly Holidays that include September 7, are:
International Enthusiasm Week - September 1-7
National Biscuit and Gravy Week - September 2-8, 2018 (Second Week of September)
National Childhood Injury Prevention Week - September 1-7
National Days of Prayer and Remembrance - September 7-9, 2018 (Friday - Sunday closest to 9/11)
National Environmental Services Week - September 6-10, 2018
National Nutrition Week - September 1-7
National Payroll Week - September 3-7, 2018
National Waffle Week - September 2-8, 2018 (First Week of September)
Play Days - September 4-8, 2018 (Tuesday - Saturday after Labor Day)
Popcorn Days - September 7-9, 2018 (First Weekend after Labor Day)
Self-University Week - September 1-7
Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 2-8, 2018 (First Full Week in September)
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week - September 2-8, 2018 (First Full Week of September)
2018 Monthly Holidays that include September 7, 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
Great Reno Balloon Race - September 7-9, 2018 in Reno, Nevada, the World's Largest FREE Hot-Air Ballooning Event. (For more info, please see my Great Reno Balloon Race page on my Truckee Travel Guide website)
The Astrological Sign for September 7 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.
1819 - Thomas A. Hendricks, American politician who became the 21st Vice President of the United States (d. 1885)
1860 - Anna Mary Robertson Moses (known as Grandma Moses), American painter (d. 1961)
1867 - J.P. Morgan, Jr. American banker and philanthropist (d. 1943)
1875 - E.F. Hutton, American financier who co-founded the E.F. Hutton & Co. (d. 1962)
1900 - Taylor Caldwell, English-American author (d. 1985)
1912 - David Packard, American engineer and businessman who co-founded Hewlett-Packard (d. 1996)
1932 - John Paul Getty, Jr. American-English philanthropist (d. 2003)
1936 - Buddy Holly - American musician (That'll Be the Day) (d. 1959)
1948 - Susan Blakely, American actress (Rich Man, Poor Man)
1949 - Gloria Gaynor, American disco singer, songwriter and actress (Never Can Say Goodbye)
1954 - Corbin Bernsen, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (L.A. Law, Disorganized Crime)
1987 - Evan Rachel Wood, American actress and singer
1685 - William Carpenter, English-American settler who co-founded Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (b. 1605)
1954 - Bud Fisher, American cartoonist who created Mutt and Jeff (b 1885)
1978 - Keith Moon, English drummer, songwriter producer (The Who) (b. 1946)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1943 - Actress Rita Hayworth marries actor and director Orson Welles
1949 - Actress Janet Leigh divorces Stanley Reames after 4 years of marriage
1984 - Singer and actress Janet Jackson marries R&B singer James DeBarge
1991 - Actor Harry Hamlin marries actress Nicollette Sheridan
Quote of the Day
Today, September 7th is GRANDMA MOSES DAY! She was born on this day in 1860. She was an American painter who started painting at the age of 78 and became a renowned American folk art painter. It is never too late to follow your dreams!!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Today, September 7th is National Acorn Squash Day!
Our Recipe of the Day is an Acorn Squash Soup with Sausage and Kale from Kerry at Healthy Diet Habits. This acorn squash soup is not the traditional creamy soup, but one filled with hearty vegetables and grains! You can easily make this a vegetarian/vegan soup by substituting vegetarian sausage or by adding beans. If you click the link above, it will take you to the recipe on Kerry's website.
This Day in History
1857 - Mormon settlers slaughter members of peaceful, emigrant wagon train.
1876 - Jesse James and the James Younger Gang attemp to rob the town's bank in Northfield, Minnesota, but are driven off by armed citizens.
1907 - The RMS Lusitania leaves on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
1911 - Guillaume Apollinaire, a French poet is arrested and put in jail on suspicion of stealing the Mona Lisa painting from the Louvre museum
1921 - The first Miss America Pageant, is held in Atlantic City, New Jersey
1942 - US and Australian forces defeat the Japanese at the Battle of Milne Bay.
1945 - Japanese forces on Wake Island, surrender to US Marines
1979 - The Chrysler Corp. asks the US Government for $1.5 billion to avoid bankruptcy.
1999 - Athens, Greece has a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that kills 143, injures more than 50, and leaves 50,000 people homeless
2004 - Category 5 Hurricane Ivan hits Grenada, killing 39 people and damaging 90% of it's buildings.
2008 - The U.S. Govt. takes control of Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac, the two largest mortgage financing companies in the US
2012 - Canada officially cuts diplomatic ties with Iran
This Day in Music
1975 - The Guess Who perform their final concert in Montreal
1994 - Weezer release their single Buddy Holly, named for the Rock and Roll Icon
2001 - Four days before 9/11/01, Ryan Adams shoots the video for his song New York, New York with the World Trade Center in the background. When the video is released he dedicates the video to the victims.
This Day in Sports
1893 - An Italian Football club, the Genoa Cricket & Athletic Club is established by British expats.
1895 - The first season in 1895-96 the Northern Rugby Football Union season, is played in England
1963 - Canton, Ohio opens the Pro Football Hall of Fame with 17 charter members.
1970 - Bill Shoemaker sets the record for most lifetime wins as a jockey
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (medicine) Any adverse effect (or complication) resulting from medical treatment.
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