Holidays and Observances
2017 Daily Holidays that fall on September 7, include:
- Google Commemoration Day
- Grandma Moses Day
- National Acorn Squash Day
- National Threatened Species Day
- Neither Snow nor Rain Day
- Salami Day
2017 Weekly Holidays that include September 7, are:
- International Enthusiasm Week - September 1-7
- National Biscuit and Gravy Week - September 3-9, 2017 (Second Week of September)
- National Childhood Injury Prevention Week - September 1-7
- National Payroll Week - September 4-8, 2017
- National Suicide Prevention Week - September 4-10, 2017
- National Waffle Week - September 3-9, 2017 (First Week of September)
- Play Days - September 5-9, 2017 (Tuesday - Saturday after Labor Day)
- Self-University Week - September 1-7
- Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 3-9, 2017 (First Full Week in September)
- Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week - September 3-9, 2017 (First Full Week of September)
2017 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
- Expo 2017 - Universal Exposition held between June 10 and September 10, 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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
Info. to come!
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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