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2018-September

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month
All American Breakfast Month
Atrial Fibrillation Month
Attendance Awareness Month
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month
Baby Safety Month
Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
Better Breakfast Month
Blood Cancer Awareness Month
Bourbon Heritage Month
Cable TV Month
Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
Children’s Good Manners Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Chili Peppers and Figs Month
Cholesterol Education Month
Classical Music Month
College Savings Month
Cranio Facial Acceptance Month
Eat Chicken Month
Ethnic Foods Month
Fall Hat Month
Fruits and Veggies More Matters Month
Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
Go Wild During California Wild Rice Month
Great American Low-Cholesterol, Low-Fat Pizza Month
Gynecology Cancer Awareness Month
Happy Cat Month
Healthy Aging Month
Histiocytosis Awareness Month
Hunger Action Month
Intergeneration Month
International Guide Dog Month
International Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
International People Skills Month
International Self-Awareness Month
International Speak Out Month
International Square Dancing Month
International Strategic Thinking Month
International Women’s Friendship Month
Jazz Month
Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
Little League Baseball Month
Marriage Health Month
Million Minute Family Challenge
Mold Awareness Month
National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month
National Americana Month
National Apple Month
National Backpack Safety Month
National Bake and Decorate Month
National Bed Check Month
National Blueberry Popsicle Month
National Campus Safety Month
National Cheese Month
National Chiari Awareness Month
National Chicken Month
National Child Awareness Month
National Childhood Injury Prevention Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
National Cholesterol Education Month
National Coupon Month
National Courtesy Month
National DNA, Geonomics, and Stem Cell Education Month
National Food Safety Education Month
National Fruit and Veggies Month
National Head Lice Prevention Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15)
National Home Furnishings Month
National Honey Month
National Infant Mortality Awareness Month
National Menopause Awareness Month
National Mind Mapping Month
National Mushroom Month
National Organic Harvest Month
National Osteopathic Medicine Month
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Papaya Month
National Passport Awareness Month
National Pet Memorial Month
National Piano Month
National Preparedness Month
National Prime Beef Month
National Prosper Where You are Planted
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
National Recovery Month
National Rice Month
National Save a Tiger Month
National School Success Month
National Service Dog Month
National Sewing Month
National Shake Month
National Sickle Cell Awareness Month
National Skin Care Awareness Month
National Spinal Cord Injury Month
National Suicide Prevention Month
National Translators Month
National Wilderness Month
National Yoga Awareness Month
One-on-One Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Pain Awareness Month
Passion Fruit and Peach Month
Peas and Radishes Month
Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month
Pleasure Your Mate Month
Read-A-New-Book Month
Reunion Planning Month
Reyes Syndrome Awareness Month
Save the Koala Month
Save Your Photos Month
Schoolhouse Triangle Project Month
Sea Cadet Month
Self-Care Awareness Month
Self-Improvement Month
Shameless Promotion Month
Sports and Home Eye Safety Month
Subliminal Communications Month
Superior Relationships Month
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
Update Your Resume Month
Whole Grains Month
Wild Rice Month
Women of Achievement Month
Women’s Friendship Month
World Alzheimer’s Month
World Animal Remembrance Month
World Speak Out Month

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
1st Week (September 1-8)

Child Injury Prevention Week
International Enthusiasm Week
Mushroom Days
National Days of Prayer and Remembrance
National Nutrition Week
National Payroll Week
National Waffle Week
Play Days
Popcorn Days
Self University Week
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week

2nd Week (September 9-15)
Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week
Direct Support Professional Recognition Week
Hummingbird Celebration
International Air Ambulance Week
International Housekeepers Week
Line Dance Week
National Assisted Living Week
National Environmental Service Week
National Guitar Flat Picking Week
National North West Cider Week
National Suicide Prevention Week
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
Popeye Week

3rd Week (September 16-22)
American Massage Therapy Week
Balance Awareness Week
Build a Better Image Week
Constitution Week
Great American Beer Festival
Health and Information Technology Week
Indoor Plant Month
International Clean Hands Week
International Week of the Deaf
JRR Tolkien Week
National Ballroom Dance Week
National Child Care Week
National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week
National Farm Animals Awareness Week
National Flower Week
National Indoor Plant Week
National Postdoc Appreciation Week
National Rehabilitation Awareness Week
National Security Officer Appreciation Week
National Singles Week
National Staffing Employee Week
Pollution Prevention Week
Prostate Cancer Awareness Week
Turn Off Your TV Week

4th Week (September 23-30)
Ally Week
Banned Books Week
Child Passenger Safety Week
Deaf Dog Awareness Week
Equal Parents’ Week
Fall Astronomy Week
International Interpreters and Translators Week
International Sand Sculpting Championship
International Women’s E-Commerce Days
National Adult Immunization Week
National Chimney Safety Week
National Dog Week
National Keep Kids Creative Week
National Love Your Files Week
National Roller Skating Week
Remember to Register to Vote Week
Sea Otter Awareness Week
World Hearing Aid Awareness Week
World Reflexology Week

September 1st
Bacon Day
Bring Your Manners to Work Day
Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day
Calendar Adjustment Day
Chicken Boy’s Day
Cow Chip Throwing Days
Edgar Rice Burrough’s Birthday (1875)
Emma M. Nutt Day (First Female Telephone Operator)
Estee Lauder’s Birthday (1908)
Franchise Appreciation Day
Great Bathtub Race
Johann Pachelbel’s Birthday (1653)
Mary Had A Little Lamb Published (1830)
National Buffalo Chicken Wings Day
National Cowgirl Day
National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day
National Tailgating Day
National Writing Date Day
Padma Lakshmi’s Birthday (1970)
Random Acts of Kindness Day
Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Rich Tips Test Day
Save Japan’s Dolphins Day
Toy Tips Executive Toy Test Day
World Beard Day
Yvonne de Carlo’s Birthday (1922)

September 2nd
Bison-ten Yell Day
Bowling League Day
First ATM (1969)
Great Fire of London (1666)
Hug Your Boss Day
National Beheading Day
National Blueberry Popsicle Day
National College Colors Day
National Lazy Moms Day
National No Patrick Day
Salma Hayek’s Birthday (1966)
US Treasury Established (1789)
V-J Day

September 3rd
First Professional Football Game (1895)
Great Bathtub Race
Great Fire of London (1666)
International Grenache Day
Labor Day
Penny Press Day
Sarah Orne Jewett’s Birthday (1849)
Skyscraper Day
Treaty of Paris Signed (1783)
Waffle Day

September 4th
Another Look Unlimited Day
Great Fire of London (1666)
Island of Manhattan Discovered (1609)
National Wildlife Day
Newspaper Carrier Day
Oatmeal Day
Paul Harvey’s Birthday (1918)
Peter Rabbit’s Birthday (1893)
Richard Wright’s Birthday (1908)
Syd Hoff’s Birthday (1912)

September 5th
Be Late for Something Day
Bob Newhart’s Birthday (1929)
Cathy Guisewite’s Birthday (1960)
1st Continental Congress Assembled (1774)
Great Fire of London (1666)
International Day of Charity
Jury Rights Day
National Cheese Pizza Day

September 6th
Do-It Day (Fight Procrastination)
Great Fire of London (1666)
Jane Curtain’s Birthday (1947)
Read a Book Day

September 7th
Al McGuire’s Birthday (1931)
Ann Beattie’s Birthday (1947)
Bring Your Manners to Work Day
Chrissie Hynde’s Birthday (1951)
Google Commemoration Day
Grandma Moses Day
Grateful Patient Day
International Angel Day
Julie Kavner’s Birthday (1951)
National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day
National Feel the Love Day
National Food Bank Day
National Lazy Mom’s Day
Neither Rain Nor Snow Day
Queen Elizabeth I’s Birthday (1533)
Salami Day

September 8th
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Another Look Unlimited Day
Antonio Dvorak’s Birthday (1841)
Bald is Beautiful Day
Banana Day
Bluebird of Happiness Day
Farmer’s Consumer Awareness Day
International Drive Your Studebaker Day
International Literacy Day
Jack Prelutsky’s Birthday (1940)
King Richard I’s Birthday (1157)
National Ampersand Day
National Date Nut Bread
National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children
National Dog Walker Appreciation Day
National Hollerin’ Day
National Iguana Awareness Day
Pardon Day
Patsy Cline’s Birthday (1932)
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse Day
Potato Day
Prairie Day
Stand Up to Cancer Day
Virgin Mary Day
World Physical Therapy Day

September 9th
Care Bears Share You Care Day
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day
Hugh Grant’s Birthday (1960)
International Buy a Priest a Beer Day
International Coastal Cleanup Day
International Lace Day
Leo Tolstoy’s Birthday (1828)
Mario Batali’s Birthday (1960)
Miss America Pagent
National Grandparents Day (First Sunday after Labor Day in September)
National Hug Your Hound Day
National Pet Memorial Day
Opposite Day
Pet Rock Day
Teddy Bear Day
United Colonies renamed United States (1776)
Wonderful Weirdos Day

September 10th
Chris Columbus’ Birthday (1958)
Colin Firth’s Birthday (1960)
Karl Lagerfeld’s Birthday (1938)
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day
Rosh Hashanah
Sewing Machine Patented (1846)
Swap Ideas Day
T.V. Dinner Day
World Suicide Prevention Day

September 11th
Ants on a Log Day
Creation of the Internet (1969)
D.H. Lawrence’s Birthday (1885)
Harry Connick’s Birthday (1967)
Islamic New Year
Libraries Remember Day
Make Your Bed Day
National Day of Service & Remembrance
No News is Good News Day
Odd Day
O Henry’s Birthday (1862)
Patriot Day – World Trade Center Remembrance Day
Remember Freedom Day

September 12th
Alfred A. Knopf’s Birthday (1892)
International Day for South-South Cooperation
Maurice Chevalier’s Birthday (1888)
National Chocolate Milk Shake Day
National Day of Encouragement
National Police Woman’s Day
Popcorn Day
Report Medical Fraud Day
Video Gamers Day
World Maritime Day

September 13th
Blame Someone Else Day
Claudette Colbert’s Birthday (1903)
Defy Superstition Day
Else Minarik’s Birthday (1920)
Fortune Cookie Day
International Chocolate Day
Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day
Milton Hershey’s Birthday (1857)
National Celiac Awareness Day
National Peanut Day
National Programmers Day
National Urban Eden Day
Positive Thinking Day
Roald Dahl’s Birthday (1916)
Scooby Doo’s Birthday (First cartoon debuted)
Stella McCartney’s Birthday (1971)
Uncle Sam Day
Walter Reed’s Birthday (1851)

September 14th
Clayton Moore’s Birthday (1914)
First Department Store Opens (Opened in 1848 by Alexander Stewart)
Hug Your Boss Day
Johann Michael Hayden (1737)
Live Creative Day
National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day
Robert McCloskey’s Birthday (1914)
Stand Up to Cancer Day
Star-Spangled Banner Written (1814)
World Maritime Day

September 15th
Agatha Christie’s Birthday (1890)
America’s Day for Kids
Batman Day
Big Whopper Liar Day
Boys’ and Girls’ Club Day for Kids
Capitol Hill Day
Clean UP the World Weekend
Eight-Track Tape Day
Felt Hat Day
Get Ready Day
Google.com Day
Greenpeace Day
International Coastal Cleanup Day
International Day of Democracy Day
International Dot Day
International Eat an Apple Day
James Fenimore Cooper’s Birthday (1789)
Locate an Old Friend Day
Make A Hat Day
National Cheese Toast Day
National Gymnasts Day
National Online Learning Day
Penicillin Discovered by Alexander Fleming (1928)
Puppy Mill Awareness Day
Robert McCloskey’s Birthday (1914)
Tackle Kids Cancer Day
Tomie de Paola’s Birthday (1934)
Tommy Lee Jones’ Birthday (1946)
Wife Appreciation Day

September 16th
Anne Dudley Bradstreet Day (first Puritan author)
Beer Day
Collect Rocks Day
H.A. Rey’s Birthday (1898)
John Knowles’ Birthday (1926)
Mayflower Day
National Guacamole Day
National Play-Doh Day
National School Backpack Awareness Day
National Stepfamily Day
National Tattoo Story Day
National Working Parents Day
Robin Yount’s Birthday (1955)
Stay Away From Seattle Day
Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day
Trail of Tears Commemoration Day
Women’s Friendship Day

September 17th
Anne Bancroft’s Birthday (1931)
Citizenship Day/Constitution Day
International Country Music Day
Ladies Auxiliary VFW Organized (1914)
John Ritter’s Birthday (1948)
National Apple Dumpling Day
National Monte Cristo Day
National Rehabilitation Day
Pledge Across America Day
Respect for the Aged Day
Time’s Up Day
VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day
William Carlos Williams’ Birthday (1883)
World Goat Day

September 18th
Agnes de Mille’s Birthday (1905)
Air Force Birthday (1947)
Chiropractor’s Day
First Edition of the New York Times Published (1851)
Get Ready Day
Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day
James Gandolfini’s Birthday (1961)
Jimmy Fallon’s Birthday (1974)
June Foray’s Birthday (1920)
Mushroom Picking Day
National Aging Awareness Day
National Ceiling Fan Day
National Cheeseburger Day
National IT Professionals Day
National Respect Day
World Water Monitoring Day

September 19th
Fall Astronomy Day
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
National Rehabilitation Day
Yom Kippur

September 20th
America’s Day for Kids
First Railroad Station Opened
National Punch Day
National String Cheese Day
National Surgical Technology Day
National Teach Ag Day
School Backpack Awareness Day
Sophia Loren’s Birthday (1934)
Upton Sinclair’s Birthday (1878)

September 21st
Bill Murray’s Birthday (1950)
H.G. Wells’ Birthday (1866)
International Day of Peace
International Grenache Day
Miniature Golf Day
National Concussion Awareness Day
National Doodle Day
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
National Tradesman Day
Rob Morrow’s Birthday (1962)
Tiffany’s Founded (1837)
Women’s Friendship Day
World Alzheimer’s Day
World Gratitude Day

September 22nd
American Business Women’s Day
Andrea Bocelli’s Birthday (1958)
Autumnal Equinox
Band-Aid Invented (1920)
Bright Pink Lipstick Day
Car Free Day
Dear Diary Day
Elephant Appreciation Day
Fish Amnesty Day
Hobbit Day
Ice Cream Cone Invented (1903)
International Day of Radiant Peace
International Rabbit Day
Kids Day
Love Note Day
Mabon
National Centenarian’s Day
National Hunting and Fishing Day
National Legwear Day
National Museum Day
National Public Lands Day
National Rock N Roll Dog Day
National Singles Day
National White Chocolate Day
National Women Road Warriors Day
READ in America Day
Remote Employee Appreciation Day
Tom Felton’s Birthday (1987)
U.S. Post Office Opened (1789)

September 23rd
Bruce Springsteen’s Birthday (1949)
Dogs in Politics Day
Checkers Day
Earth Over Shoot Day
Euripedes’ Birthday (480 BC)
Great American Pot Pie Day
Innergize Day
National Seatcheck Saturday
National Snack Stick Day
Ray Charles’ Birthday (1930)
Restless Legs Awareness Day
Teal Talk Day

September 24th
Beer Days
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Birthday (1896)
Family Day
Festival of Latest Novelties
First Toy Store Opened
Jim Henson’s Birthday (1936)
National Cherries Jubilee Day
National Punctuation Day
Native American Day

September 25th
Aida Turturro’s Birthday (1962)
Ataxia Awareness Day
Mary Poppins Debuted in 1964
Math Story Telling Day
National Comic Book Day
National One-Hit Wonder Day
National Psychotherapy Day
National Research Administrator Day
National Tune-Up Day
National Voter Registration Day
National Women Road Warrior Day
Shel Silverstein’s Birthday (1930)
Vegan Baking Day
William Faulkner’s Birthday (1897)
World Pharmacists Day

September 26th
Banned Websites Awareness Day
Compliance Officer Day
Dog Scouts of America Day
Family Day-Be Involved, Stay Involved
George Gershwin’s Birthday (1898)
Ivan Pavlov’s Birthday (1849)
Jane Smiley’s Birthday (1949)
Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday (John Chapman born in 1774.)
National Dumpling Day
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
School Backpack Awareness Day
Shamu the Whale Day
Situation Awareness Day
Support Purple for Platelets Day
T.S. Eliot’s Birthday (1888)
World Contraception Day

September 27th
Ancestor Appreciation Day
Answering Machine Patented (1950)
Crush A Can Day
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Birthday (1972)
International Lace Day
Meat Loaf’s Birthday (1947)
Remember Me Thursday
Samuel Adams’ Birthday (1722)
Sport Purple for Platelets Day
Thomas Nast’s Birthday (1840)
World Maritime Day
World Tourism Day

September 28th
Ask a Stupid Question Day
Banned Websites Day
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (Also called the Moon Festival)
Ed Sullivan’s Birthday (1901)
First Airport Opened
Fish Tank Floorshow Night
Hug a Vegetarian Day
International Right to Know Day
Michelangelo’s Birthday (1573)
National Brave Day
National Drink Beer Day
National Good Neighbor Day
Save the Koala Day
Support Purple for Platelets Day
Vegan Baking Day
World Rabies Day

September 29th
Confucius Day
Family Health and Fitness Day
Greer Garson’s Birthday (1904)
International Coffee Day
International Lace Day
MAGS Day
Miguel de Cervantes’ Birthday (1547)
Mutation Day
National Attend Your Grandchild’s Birth Day
National Biscotti Day
National Ghost Hunting Day
National Seat Check Saturday
Poisoned Blackberries Day
Save Your Photos Day
Scotland Yard formed in London (1829)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Day
U.S. Army Established (1789)
VFW Day
World Heart Day
Worldwide Day of Play

September 30th
Awareness Day
Barry Williams’ Birthday (1954)
Blasphemy Day
Deborah Kerr’s Birthday (1921)
Fall Astronomy Day
Fran Drescher’s Birthday (1957)
Gold Star Mother’s Day
International Day of the Deaf
International Translation Day
Johnny Mathis’ Birthday (1935)
National Love People Day
National Mud Pack Day
National Mulled Cider Day
Safety Pin Invented
Truman Capote‘s Birthday (1924)