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2020 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
Backpack Safety Month
Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
Better Breakfast Month
Blood Cancer Awareness Month
Bourbon Heritage Month
Cable TV Month
Children’s Good Manners Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Chili Peppers and Figs Month
Cholesterol Education Month
Classical Music Month
College Savings Month
Co-op Awareness 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 Healthy 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
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 Bake and Decorate Month
National Be a Food Hero 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 Disease Literacy Month
National DNA, Geonomics, and Stem Cell Education Month
National Family Meals Month
National Food Safety Education Month
National Fruit and Veggies Month
National Guide Dogs 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 Mulled Cider 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 Milk 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 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
Pet Health Insurance Month
Pleasure Your Mate Month
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month
Read-A-New-Book Month
Reye’s Syndrome Awareness Month
Save the Koala Month
Save Your Photos 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’s Friendship Month
World Alzheimer’s Month
World Animal Remembrance Month
World Beach Month
World Speak Out Month

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
1st Week (September 1-5)

Child Injury Prevention Week
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Week
Golden Onion Week
International Enthusiasm Week
National Nutrition Week
Self University Week

2nd Week (September 6-12)
Direct Support Professional Recognition Week
International Air Ambulance Week
Mushroom Days
National Assisted Living Week
National Days of Prayer and Remembrance
National Northwest Cider Week
National Payroll Week
National Suicide Prevention Week
National Waffle Week
Play Days
Popcorn Days
Popeye Week
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week

3rd Week (September 13-19)
Balance Awareness Week
Constitution Week
Health and Information Technology Week
Hummingbird Celebration
Indoor Plant Week
International Housekeepers Week
Line Dance Week
Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week
National Ballroom Dance Week
National Environmental Service Week
National Guitar Flat-Picking Days
National Security Officer Appreciation Week
National Staffing Employee Week
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

4th Week (September 20-26)
Build a Better Image Week
Child Passenger Safety Week
Deaf Dog Awareness Week
International Clean Hands Week
International Interpreters and Translators Week
International Women’s E-Commerce Days
JRR Tolkien Week
National Dog Week
National Employ Older Persons Week
National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week
National Farm Animals Awareness Week
National Indoor Plant Week
National Love Your Files Week
National Postdoc Appreciation Week
National Rehabilitation Awareness Week
National Singles Week
Pollution Prevention Week
Prostate Cancer Awareness Week
World Reflexology Week

5th Week (September 27-30)
Banned Books Week
International Week of the Deaf
National Bike to Work Week
National Chimney Safety Week
National Fall Foliage Week
National Keep Kids Creative Week
Remember to Register to Vote Week
Sea Otter Awareness Week
World Hearing Aid Awareness Week

September 1st
Bring Your Manners to Work Day
Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day
Calendar Adjustment Day
Chicken Boy’s Day
Edgar Rice Burrough’s Birthday (1875)
Emma M. Nutt Day (First Female Telephone Operator)
Estee Lauder’s Birthday (1908)
Gail Gibbons’ Birthday (1944)
International Day of Awareness for the Dolphins of Taiji
International Toy Testing Day
Johann Pachelbel’s Birthday (1653)
Mary Had A Little Lamb Published (1830)
National Acne Positivity Day
National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day
Padma Lakshmi’s Birthday (1970)
Pet Rock Day
Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Rich Tips Test Day
Save Japan’s Dolphins Day
Wisconsin Cow Chip Throwing Days
World Beard Day
Yvonne de Carlo’s Birthday (1922)

September 2nd
Bison-ten Yell Day
First ATM (1969)
Great Fire of London (1666)
Kentucky Derby Day
National Beheading Day
National Blueberry Popsicle Day
National No Patrick Day
Salma Hayek’s Birthday (1966)
US Treasury Established (1789)
V-J Day
World Coconut Day

September 3rd
First Professional Football Game (1895)
Great Fire of London (1666)
International Cabernet Sauvignon Day
International Grenache Day
National Baby Back Ribs Day
National Day of Prayer for Victims of Hurricane Harvey
National Welsh Rarebit Day
Penny Press Day
Sarah Orne Jewett’s Birthday (1849)
Skyscraper Day
Treaty of Paris Signed (1783)
US Bowling League Day

September 4th
Bring Your Manners to Work Day
Great Fire of London (1666)
Island of Manhattan Discovered (1609)
National Chianti Day
National College Colors Day
National Lazy Moms Day
National Macadamia Nut Day
National Wildlife Day
Newspaper Carrier Day
Paul Harvey’s Birthday (1918)
Peter Rabbit’s Birthday (1893)
Richard Wright’s Birthday (1908)
Roosevelt Franklin’s Birthday (Sesame Street)
Stand Up to Cancer Day
Syd Hoff’s Birthday (1912)

September 5th
Bacon Day
Be Late for Something Day
Bob Newhart’s Birthday (1929)
Cathy Guisewite’s Birthday (1960)
1st Continental Congress Assembled (1774)
Franchise Appreciation Day
Great Fire of London (1666)
International Day of Charity
Jury Rights Day
National Buffalo Chicken Wings Day
National Cheese Pizza Day
National Cowgirl Day
National Play Outside Day (1st Saturday of the Month)
National Tailgating Day
National Writing Date Day

September 6th
Great Fire of London (1666)
Jane Curtain’s Birthday (1947)
National Coffee Ice Cream Day
Read a Book Day

September 7th
Al McGuire’s Birthday (1931)
Ann Beattie’s Birthday (1947)
Chrissie Hynde’s Birthday (1951)
Google Commemoration Day
Grandma Moses Day
Grateful Patient Day
Julie Kavner’s Birthday (1951)
Labor Day
Mouthguard Day
National Acorn Squash Day
National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day
National Beer Lover’s Day
National Feel the Love Day
National New Hampshire Day
National Salami Day
Neither Rain Nor Snow Day
Queen Elizabeth I’s Birthday (1533)
Salami Day

September 8th
Another Look Unlimited Day
Antonio Dvorak’s Birthday (1841)
Iguana Awareness Day
International Literacy Day
Jack Prelutsky’s Birthday (1940)
Jon Scieszka’s Birthday (1954)
King Richard I’s Birthday (1157)
Miss America Pagent
National Ampersand Day
National Ants on a Log Day
Pardon Day
Patsy Cline’s Birthday (1932)
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse Day
Virgin Mary Day
World Physical Therapy Day

September 9th
Ashura
Care Bears Share You Care Day
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day
Hugh Grant’s Birthday (1960)
International Buy a Priest a Beer Day
Leo Tolstoy’s Birthday (1828)
Mario Batali’s Birthday (1960)
National Weiner Schnitzel Day
Opposite 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 School Picture Day
Sewing Machine Patented (1846)
Swap Ideas Day
T.V. Dinner Day
World Suicide Prevention Day

September 11th
Creation of the Internet (1969)
D.H. Lawrence’s Birthday (1885)
Harry Connick’s Birthday (1967)
Hug Your Boss Day
Libraries Remember Day
Make Your Bed Day
National Day of Service & Remembrance
National Dog Walker Appreciation Day
National Hot Cross Buns Day
No News is Good News Day
O Henry’s Birthday (1862)
Patriot Day – World Trade Center Remembrance Day
Remember Freedom Day

September 12th
Alfred A. Knopf’s Birthday (1892)
Farmer’s Consumer Awareness Day
International Day for South-South Cooperation
International Drive Your Studebaker Day
International Programmer’s Day
Maurice Chevalier’s Birthday (1888)
National Chocolate Milk Shake Day
National Day of Encouragement
National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children
National Police Woman’s Day
Prairie Day
Report Medical Fraud Day
The Wicket World of Croquet Day
Video Gamers Day
Wayne Chicken Day
World Maritime Day

September 13th
9 x 13 Day
Bald is Beautiful Day
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 Grandparents Day (First Sunday after Labor Day in September)
National Hug Your Hound Day
National Peanut Day
National Pet Memorial 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)
Johann Michael Hayden’s Birthday (1737)
Live Creative Day
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day
National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day
National Eat a Hoagie Day
National Sober Day
National Virginia Day
Robert McCloskey’s Birthday (1914)
Stand Up to Cancer Day
Star-Spangled Banner Written (1814)

September 15th
Agatha Christie’s Birthday (1890)
Eight-Track Tape Day
Felt Hat Day
Get Ready Day
Google.com Day
Greenpeace Day
International Day of Democracy Day
International Dot Day
IT Professionals Day
James Fenimore Cooper’s Birthday (1789)
Make A Hat Day
National Cheese Toast Day
National Crème de Menthe Day
National Double Cheeseburger Day
National Linguine Day
National Neonatal Nurses Day
National Online Learning Day
Penicillin Discovered by Alexander Fleming (1928)
Robert McCloskey’s Birthday (1914)
Tackle Kids Cancer Day
Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day
Tomie de Paola’s Birthday (1934)
Tommy Lee Jones’ Birthday (1946)
World Lymphoma Awareness Day

September 16th
Anne Dudley Bradstreet Day (first Puritan author)
Collect Rocks Day
H.A. Rey’s Birthday (1898)
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
John Knowles’ Birthday (1926)
Mayflower Day
National Cinnamon Toast Day
National Guacamole Day
National Rehabilitation Day
National School Backpack Awareness Day
National Tattoo Story Day
National Working Parents Day
Play-Doh Day
Robin Yount’s Birthday (1955)
Stay Away From Seattle Day
Stepfamily Day
Trail of Tears Commemoration Day

September 17th
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Anne Bancroft’s Birthday (1931)
Citizenship Day/Constitution Day
International Country Music Day
Ladies Auxiliary VFW Organized (1914)
John Ritter’s Birthday (1948)
Mushroom Picking Day
National Apple Dumpling Day
National Ask an Atheist Day
National Monte Cristo Day
National PawPaw Day
National Professional House Cleaner’s Day
National Table Shuffleboard Day
National Teach Ag Day
Time’s Up Day
VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day
William Carlos Williams’ Birthday (1883)

September 18th
Agnes de Mille’s Birthday (1905)
Air Force Birthday (1947)
Bright Pink Lipstick Day
Chiropractor’s Day
First Edition of the New York Times Published (1851)
Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day
International Grenache Day
James Gandolfini’s Birthday (1961)
Jimmy Fallon’s Birthday (1974)
June Foray’s Birthday (1920)
National Aging Awareness Day
National Brave Day
National Ceiling Fan Day
National Cheeseburger Day
National Concussion Awareness Day
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
National Respect Day
National Surgical Technology Day
National Tradesmen Day
Read an EBook Day
Rosh Hashanah
World Goat Day
World Water Monitoring Day

September 19th
Batman Day
Big Whopper Liar Day
Boys’ and Girls’ Club Day for Kids
Clean UP the World Weekend
Fall Astronomy Day
First Day of Oktoberfest
International Coastal Cleanup Day
International Eat an Apple Day
International Red Panda Day
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Locate an Old Friend Day
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
National Gymnasts Day
National Women Road Warrior Day
Puppy Mill Awareness Day

September 20th
First Railroad Station Opened
International Doodle Dog Day
National Fried Rice Day
National Pepperoni Pizza Day
National Punch Day
National Queso Day
National String Cheese Day
Sophia Loren’s Birthday (1934)
Sour Beer Day
Upton Sinclair’s Birthday (1878)
Wife Appreciation Day
Women’s Friendship Day

September 21st
Bill Murray’s Birthday (1950)
H.G. Wells’ Birthday (1866)
International Day of Peace
Miniature Golf Day
National Chai Day
National Dance Day
National New York Day
National Pecan Cookie Day
Respect for the Aged Day
Rob Morrow’s Birthday (1962)
Tiffany’s Founded (1837)
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)
Car Free Day
Chainmail Day
Dear Diary Day
Elephant Appreciation Day
Hobbit Day
Ice Cream Cone Invented (1903)
International Day of Radiant Peace
Mabon
National Bike to Work Day
National Centenarian’s Day
National Girls Night In
National Legwear Day
National Online Recovery Day
National Public Lands Day
National Voter Registration Day
National Walk N Roll Dog Day
National White Chocolate Day
National Women Road Warriors 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
Euripedes’ Birthday (480 BC)
Great American Pot Pie Day
Innergize Day
International Day of Sign Languages
National Snack Stick Day
Ray Charles’ Birthday (1930)
Restless Legs Awareness Day
Teal Talk Day

September 24th
Bluebird of Happiness Day
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Birthday (1896)
Festival of Latest Novelties
First Toy Store Opened
Jim Henson’s Birthday (1936)
National Cherries Jubilee Day
National Punctuation Day
Remember Me Thursday
World Maritime Day

September 25th
Aida Turturro’s Birthday (1962)
Ataxia Awareness Day
German Sandwich Day
Hug a Vegetarian Day
Mary Poppins Debuted in 1964
Math Story Telling Day
National Cooking Day
National Doodle Day
National Lobster Day
National One-Hit Wonder Day
National Psychotherapy Day
National Quesadilla Day
National Research Administrator Day
National Tune-Up Day
Native American Day
Save the Koala Day
Shel Silverstein’s Birthday (1930)
Sport Purple for Platelets Day
Vegan Baking Day
William Faulkner’s Birthday (1897)
World Lung Day
World Pharmacists Day

September 26th
Better Breakfast Day
Compliance Officer Day
Fall Astronomy Day
Family Health and Fitness Day
Fish Amnesty Day
Forget Me Not Day
George Gershwin’s Birthday (1898)
International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
International Lace Day
International Rabbit Day
Ivan Pavlov’s Birthday (1849)
Jane Smiley’s Birthday (1949)
Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday (John Chapman born in 1774.)
Love Note Day
National Dumpling Day
National Ghost Hunting Day
National Hunting and Fishing Day
National Pancake Day
National Singles Day
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
READ in America Day
Save Your Photos Day
Shamu the Whale Day
Situation Awareness Day
T.S. Eliot’s Birthday (1888)
World Contraception Day
Worldwide Day of Play

September 27th
Ancestor Appreciation Day
Answering Machine Patented (1950)
Crush A Can Day
Gold Star Mother’s Day
Google’s Birthday
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Birthday (1972)
International Day of the Deaf
Meat Loaf’s Birthday (1947)
National Chocolate Milk Day
National Corned Beef Hash Day
National Scarf Day
Priesthood Sunday
Samuel Adams’ Birthday (1722)
Thomas Nast’s Birthday (1840)
World Tourism Day
Yom Kippur

September 28th
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (Also called the Moon Festival)
Confucius Day
Ed Sullivan’s Birthday (1901)
Family Day
First Airport Opened
Fish Tank Floorshow Night
International Right to Know Day
Michelangelo’s Birthday (1573)
National Drink Beer Day
National Family Day
National Good Neighbor Day
National North Carolina Day
National Strawberry Cream Pie Day
World Rabies Day

September 29th
Greer Garson’s Birthday (1904)
International Coffee Day
MAGS Day
Michelmas
Miguel de Cervantes’ Birthday (1547)
Mutation Day
National Attend Your Grandchild’s Birth Day
National Biscotti Day
National Coffee Day
Poisoned Blackberries Day
Scotland Yard formed in London (1829)
U.S. Army Established (1789)
VFW Day
World Heart Day

September 30th
Ask a Stupid Question Day
Banned Websites Awareness Day
Barry Williams’ Birthday (1954)
Blasphemy Day
Deborah Kerr’s Birthday (1921)
Fran Drescher’s Birthday (1957)
International Podcast Day
International Translation Day
Johnny Mathis’ Birthday (1935)
National Love People Day
National Mud Pack Day
National Mulled Cider Day
Recovery Day
Safety Pin Invented
Truman Capote‘s Birthday (1924)
Women’s Health and Fitness Day
Wrigley Chewing Gum Day