2023 Daily Holidays that fall on September 8, include:
International Literacy Day
National 401(k) Day - September 8, 2023 (First Friday after Labor Day)
National Actors Day
National Ampersand Day
National Date Nut Bread Day
National Dog Walker Appreciation Day - September 8, 2023 (Friday after Labor Day)
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day
Stand Up to Cancer Day - September 8, 2023 (Second Friday in September)
Star Trek Day
Virgin Mary Day
World Physical Therapy Day
2023 Weekly Holidays that include September 8, are:
International Air Ambulance Week - September 4-10, 2023
National Biscuit and Gravy Week - September 3-9, 2023 (Second Week of September)
National Days of Prayer and Remembrance - September 8-10, 2023 (Friday - Sunday closest to 9/11)
National Payroll Week - September 4-8, 2023 (First Mon-Fri Week in September)
National Waffle Week - September 3-9, 2023 (First Week of September)
Popcorn Days - September 8-10, 2023 (First Weekend after Labor Day)
Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 3-9, 2023 (First Full Week in September)
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week - September 3-9, 2023 (First Full Week of September)
2023 Monthly Holidays that include September 8, 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 (Date Order)
US Open Tennis Championships - August 28 - September 10, 2023
Great Reno Balloon Race - September 8-10, 2023 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 8 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.
1925 - Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian (The Pink Panther movies) (d. 1980)
1932 - Patsy Cline, American singer, songwriter and pianist (d. 1963)
1979 - Pink, American singer, songwriter, producer and actress
1997 - Derek Taylor, English journalist, author, and Press Officer of The Beatles (b. 1932)
2008 - Ralph Plaisted, American explorer (b. 1927)
2014 - S. Truett Cathy, American businessman who founded Chick-fil-A (b. 1921)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1864 - U.S. Businessman and co-founder of Standard Oil Company, John D. Rockefeller marries abolitionist Laura Spelman
1897 Confederate General James Longstreet marries Helen Dortch
1953 - Actress Lana Turner marries actor Lex Barker (Tarzan of the Apes)
1987 - NFL Wide Receiver Jerry Rice marries Jacqueline Mitchell
Quote of the Day
Let's have Marvelous Adventures together!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The month of September is Ethnic Foods Month!
There are many great Restaurant Substitutions, that you can choose and still eat healthy while going out to eat.
Different restaurant cuisine choices, are available on almost every street corner in our cities. Many of us are unfamiliar with different cultures, and how they prepare their foods. What are healthy diet habits for each culture?