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2017 September

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month
All American Breakfast Month
Atrial Fibrillation 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
Eat Chicken Month
Ethnic Foods Month
Fall Hat Month
Fruits and Veggies More Matters 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
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
National Home Furnishings Month
National Honey Month
National Infant Mortality Awareness Month
National Little League 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
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

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
1st Week (September 1-2)

Child Injury Prevention Week
International Enthusiasm Week
National Nutrition Week
Self University Week

2nd Week (September 3-9)
Mushroom Days
National Days of Prayer and Remembrance
National North West Cider Week
National Payroll Week
National Waffle Week
Play Days
Popcorn Days
Popeye Week
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week

3rd Week (September 10-16)
American Massage Therapy Week
Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week
Health and Information Technology Week
Hummingbird Celebration
Indoor Plant Month
International Air Ambulance Week
International Housekeepers Week
Line Dance Week
National Assisted Living Week
National Child Care Week
National Environmental Service Week
National Flower Week
National Guitar Flat Picking Week
National Staffing Employee Week
National Suicide Prevention Week
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
Turn Off Your TV Week

4th Week (September 17-23)
Balance Awareness Week
Build a Better Image Week
Child Passenger Safety Week
Constitution Week
Equal Parents’ Week
Fall Astronomy Week
Great American Beer Festival
International Clean Hands Week
International Interpreters and Translators Week
International Women’s E-Commerce Days
JRR Tolkien Week
National Adult Immunization 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 Roller Skating Week
National Security Officer Appreciation Week
National Singles Week
Pollution Prevention Week
Prostate Cancer Awareness Week
Remember to Register to Vote Week

5th Week (September 24-30)
Ally Week
Banned Books Week
Deaf Dog Awareness Week
Health Information and Technology Week
International Sand Sculpting Championship
National Chimney Safety Week
National Dog Week
National Fall Foliage Week
National Keep Kids Creative Week
Sea Otter Awareness Week
World Hearing Aid Awareness Week
World Reflexology 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
Estee Lauder’s Birthday (1908)
Great Bathtub Race
Johann Pachelbel’s Birthday (1653)
Mary Had A Little Lamb Published (1830)
National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day
Padma Lakshmi’s Birthday (1970)
Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Rich Tips Test Day
Save Japan’s Dolphins Day
Toy Tips Executive Toy Test Day
Yvonne de Carlo’s Birthday (1922)

September 2nd
Bacon Day
Cow Chip Throwing Days
First ATM (1969)
Franchise Appreciation Day
Great Fire of London (1666)
Hug Your Boss Day
National Beheading Day
National Blueberry Popsicle Day
National Buffalo Chicken Wings Day
National College Colors Day
National Lazy Moms Day
National No Patrick Day
National Tailgating Day
National Writing Date Day
Salma Hayek’s Birthday (1966)
US Treasury Established (1789)
V-J Day
World Beard Day

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

September 4th
Great Bathtub Race
Great Fire of London (1666)
Island of Manhattan Discovered (1609)
Labor Day
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
Another Look Unlimited Day
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)
Chrissie Hynde’s Birthday (1951)
Google Commemoration Day
Grandma Moses Day
International Angel Day
Julie Kavner’s Birthday (1951)
National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day
National Feel the Love 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)
Bald is Beautiful Day
International Literacy Day
Jack Prelutsky’s Birthday (1940)
King Richard I’s Birthday (1157)
National Ampersand Day
National Date Nut Bread
National Dog Walker Appreciation Day
Pardon Day
Patsy Cline’s Birthday (1932)
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse Day
Potato Day
Stand Up to Cancer Day
Virgin Mary Day
World Physical Therapy Day

September 9th
Banana Day
Care Bears Share You Care Day
Farmer’s Consumer Awareness Day
International Drive Your Studebaker 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)
National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children
National Hollerin’ Day
National Iguana Awareness Day
Opposite Day
Prairie Day
Teddy Bear Day
United Colonies renamed United States (1776)
Wonderful Weirdos Day

September 10th
Bill O’Reilly’s Birthday (1949)
Chris Columbus’ Birthday (1958)
Colin Firth’s Birthday (1960)
Karl Lagerfeld’s Birthday (1938)
National Hug Your Hound Day
National Pet Memorial Day
Sewing Machine Patented (1846)
Swap Ideas Day
T.V. Dinner Day
World Suicide Prevention Day

September 11th
Banana Day
Creation of the Internet (1969)
D.H. Lawrence’s Birthday (1885)
Harry Connick’s Birthday (1967)
Libraries Remember Day
Make Your Bed Day
Miss America Pagent
National Day of Service & Remembrance
National Grandparents Day (First Sunday after Labor Day in September)
No News is Good News Day
Odd Day
O Henry’s Birthday (1862)
Patriot Day – World Trade Center Remembrance Day
Pet Rock Day
Remember Freedom Day
Stand Up to Cancer Day

September 12th
Alfred A. Knopf’s Birthday (1892)
Ants on a Log Day
International Day for South-South Cooperation
Maurice Chevalier’s Birthday (1888)
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day
National Chocolate Milk Shake Day
National Police Woman’s Day
Popcorn 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)
Johann Michael Hayden (1737)
Live Creative Day
National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day
Robert McCloskey’s Birthday (1914)
Star-Spangled Banner Written (1814)
World Maritime Day

September 15th
Agatha Christie’s Birthday (1890)
America’s 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
Hug Your Boss Day
International Day of Democracy Day
International Dot Day
International Grenache Day
James Fenimore Cooper’s Birthday (1789)
Make A Hat Day
National Cheese Toast Day
National Online Learning Day
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
National Tradesman Day
Penicillin Discovered by Alexander Fleming (1928)
Robert McCloskey’s Birthday (1914)
Tackle Kids Cancer Day
Tomie de Paola’s Birthday (1934)
Tommy Lee Jones’ Birthday (1946)

September 16th
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Anne Bradstreet Day
Beer Day
Big Whopper Liar Day
Boys’ and Girls’ Club Day for Kids
Collect Rocks Day
H.A. Rey’s Birthday (1898)
International Coastal Cleanup Day
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)
Batman Day
Citizenship Day/Constitution Day
International Country Music Day
Ladies Auxiliary VFW Organized (1914)
Locate an Old Friend Day
John Ritter’s Birthday (1948)
National Apple Dumpling Day
National Gymnasts Day
National Monte Cristo Day
National Rehabilitation Day
Pledge Across America Day
Puppy Mill Awareness Day
Time’s Up Day
VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day
Wife Appreciation Day
William Carlos Williams’ Birthday (1883)

September 18th
Agnes de Mille’s Birthday (1905)
Air Force Birthday (1947)
Chiropractor’s Day
First Edition of the New York Times Published (1851)
Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day
International Eat an Apple 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 Respect Day
Respect for the Aged Day
World Water Monitoring Day

September 19th
Fall Astronomy Day
Get Ready Day
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
National IT Professionals Day
National Butterscotch Pudding Day

September 20th
America’s Day for Kids
First Railroad Station Opened
Islamic New Year
National Punch Day
National Rehabilitation Day
National String Cheese Day
National Surgical Technology 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
Miniature Golf Day
National Teach Ag Day
Rob Morrow’s Birthday (1962)
Rosh Hashanah
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)
Car Free Day
Chain Mail Day
Dear Diary Day
Elephant Appreciation Day
Hobbit Day
Ice Cream Cone Invented (1903)
International Day of Radiant Peace
Love Note Day
Mabon
National Centenarian’s Day
National Doodle Day
National Rock N Roll Dog Day
National Voter Registration Day
National White Chocolate Day
National Women Road Warriors Day
Tom Felton’s Birthday (1987)
U.S. Post Office Opened (1789)
Yom Kippur

September 23rd
Bruce Springsteen’s Birthday (1949)
Dogs in Politics Day
Checkers Day
Earth Over Shoot Day
Euripedes’ Birthday (480 BC)
Fall Equinox
Fish Amnesty Day
Great American Pot Pie Day
Innergize Day
International Rabbit Day
Kids Day
National Hunting and Fishing Day
National Museum Day
National Public Lands Day
National Seatcheck Saturday
National Singles Day
Ray Charles’ Birthday (1930)
READ in America Day
Restless Legs Awareness Day
Teal Talk Day

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

September 25th
Aida Turturro’s Birthday (1962)
Ataxia Awareness Day
Bright Pink Lipstick Day
Family Day
Hug a Vegetarian Day
Mary Poppins Debuted in 1964
Math Story Telling Day
National Comic Book Day
National Museum Day
National One-Hit Wonder Day
National Psychotherapy Day
National Research Administrator Day
National Tune-Up Day
Shel Silverstein’s Birthday (1930)
Vegan Baking Day
William Faulkner’s Birthday (1897)
World Pharmacists Day

September 26th
Batman 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 Voter Registration 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)
Banned Websites Awareness Day
Crush A Can Day
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Birthday (1972)
International Lace Day
Meat Loaf’s Birthday (1947)
National Voter Registration Day
National Women Road Warrior Day
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
Samuel Adams’ Birthday (1722)
Sport Purple for Platelets Day
Thomas Nast’s Birthday (1840)
World Tourism Day

September 28th
Banned Websites Day
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (Also called the Moon Festival)
Ed Sullivan’s Birthday (1901)
First Airport Opened
Fish Tank Floorshow Night
International Right to Know Day
Michelangelo’s Birthday (1573)
National Drink Beer Day
National Good Neighbor Day
National Walk to Work Day
World Maritime Day
World Rabies Day

September 29th
Ask a Stupid Question Day
Confucius Day
Greer Garson’s Birthday (1904)
International Coffee Day
MAGS Day
Miguel de Cervantes’ Birthday (1547)
Mutation Day
National Attend Your Grandchild’s Birth Day
National Biscotti Day
Poisoned Blackberries Day
Save the Koala Day
Scotland Yard formed in London (1829)
Support Purple for Platelets Day
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Day
U.S. Army Established (1789)
Vegan Baking Day
VFW Day
World Heart Day

September 30th
Awareness Day
Barry Williams’ Birthday (1954)
Blasphemy Day
Deborah Kerr’s Birthday (1921)
Fall Astronomy Day
Family Health and Fitness Day
Fran Drescher’s Birthday (1957)
Hug a Vegetarian Day
International Translation Day
Johnny Mathis’ Birthday (1935)
National Ghost Hunting Day
National Mud Pack Day
National Mulled Cider Day
Safety Pin Invented
Save Your Photos Day
Truman Capote‘s Birthday (1924)
Worldwide Day of Play