September 

1. 

  • Knowledge Day – Russia
  • Emma M. Nutt Day (first female telephone operator in the U.S.) – United States

2. 

  • Independence Day of Vietnam – Vietnam
  • VJ Day (Victory over Japan Day, bittersweet because of the war’s destructiveness) – United States

3. 

  • National Flag Day – Australia
  • College Colors Day – (support your local college colors) – United States

4. 

  • National Newspaper Carrier Day – United States
  • Immigrant’s Day – Argentina

5. 

  • Claudette Colvin’s birthday (a nurse’s aide and civil rights activist) – United States
  • International Day of Charity (created by United Nations) – World
  • Teacher’s Day – India

6. 

  • Labor Day – United States
  • Rosh Hashanah – Jewish

7. 

  • Rosh Hashanah – Jewish
  • Independence Day – Brazil

8. 

  • Feast of Birth of Mary (Roman Catholic) – United States
  • Rosh Hashanah – Jewish
  • International Literacy Day – World

9. 

  • Feast Day of St. Peter Claver (Roman Catholic) – United States
  • Gedaliah (fast from dawn to dusk) – Jewish
  • Queen Elizabeth becomes the longest reigning British monarch (2015) – Europe

10. 

  • Ganesh Chaturthi – Hindu
  • World Suicide Prevention Day – World

11. 

  • Patriot Day (9/11 Remembrance) – United States
  • National Emergency Responders Day – United States

12. 

  • Grandparent’s Day (Sept. 12, 2021) – 1st Sunday after Labor Day – United States
  • Defender’s Day – Maryland

13.  

  • A Woman is Elected to New Zealand Parliament for the first time (1933) – New Zealand
  • Uncle Sam Day – United States

14. 

  • First Human-Made Object Successfully Lands on the Moon (1959) – United States
  • Feast Day of the Triumph of the Cross (Roman Catholic) – United States

15. 

  • Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows (Roman Catholic) – United States
  • Beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month – United States
  • Yom Kippur – Jewish
  • International Day of Democracy – World
  • A KKK bomb kills 4 young African-American girls in a Southern Baptist Church (1963) – Birmingham. Alabama United States
  • Tackle Kids Cancer Day – United States

16. 

  • Yom Kippur – Jewish
  • Mexican Independence Day – Mexico
  • Wall Street Bombing (1920) – United States

17. 

  • Constitution Day and Citizenship Day – United States
  • Pledge Across America Day – United States

18. 

  • National Respect Day – United States
  • U.S. Air Force’s Birthday – United States

19. 

  • New Zealand becomes first country to grant all women the right to vote (1893) – New Zealand
  • German troops break into Russia for a third time during WW2 (1942) 

20. 

  • Sukkot Begins – Jewish
  • “HeForShe” (United Nations Global Solidarity Movement for Gender Equality enacted by the United Nations (anniversary of the organization’s founding day) – Women
  • Wilbur Wright makes the first circular flight (1904) – United States

21. 

  • Feast Day of Matthew the Evangelist (Roman Catholic) – United States
  • Sukkot – Jewish
  • International Day of Peace – enacted by United Nations

22. 

  • Amzie Moore’s birthday (African-American Civil Rights Leader and entrepreneur) – United States
  • Sukkot – Jewish
  • Autumnal Equinox – celebrated by various religions 

23. 

  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day – United States
  • Sukkot – Jewish
  • Bi+ Visibility Day – United States

24. 

  • Sukkot – Jewish
  • Native American Day – California and Nevada

25. 

  • National Family Health and Fitness Day – United States
  • Sukkot – Jewish
  • NASA launches the Mars Observer (1992) – United States

26. 

  • Sukkot – Jewish
  • Establishment of Federal Trade Commission (FTC – 1914) – United States

27. 

  • Sukkot Ends – Jewish
  • Shemini Atzeret Begins – Jewish

28

  • Shemini Atzeret – Jewish
  • Simchat Torah – Jewish

29

  • National VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Day – United States
  • Feast of Archangels – Michael, Raphael, Gabriel (Roman Catholic) – United States
  • Shemini Atzeret Ends – Jewish
  • Simchat Torah – Jewish

30. 

  • Botswana becomes independent from the United Kingdom (1966) 
  • Berlin Airlift led by American forces ends (1949) – United States

Resources: 

http://www.holidays-and-observances.com/september-holidays.html 

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/september19th.html 

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/september/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_African-American_activists