September 2024 US Calendar: Full List of Holidays and Celebrations
September 2024 US Calendar: Full List of Holidays and Celebrations
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Before the Julian and Gregorian eras, September was the seventh month on the Roman calendar. Septem means seven in Latin. At the time, there were just ten months. In 700 BC, Numa Pompilius added January and February to the calendar. This adjustment more correctly represented the length of a year on Earth. As a result, September became the ninth month in the calendar.

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5 Quick Facts About September

1. If you were born in September, you might have the same birthday as Herman Melville, Gloria Estefan, Keanu Reeves, Salma Hayek, Harry Connick Jr., Lance Armstrong, H.G. Wells, or Anne Burrell. So, to commemorate your September birthday, look for a holiday that you share.

2. September is the only month whose name contains the same number of letters as its numerical position on the calendar.

3. In 1752, the British shifted from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar. The modification resulted in rioting. Why? The shift resulted in an 11-day loss between September 2 and September 14. They were most likely all born between those dates.

4. Only one US president, William Taft, was born in September.

5. Only one president was slain in September: William McKinley.

Full List of Holidays and Celebrations in the US in September 2024

01 SUN American Chess Day

Chess, sometimes known as "The Game of Kings," can be played face-to-face with another player or online with opponents from all over the world.

Fans in the United States can commemorate their passion of the game on American Chess Day, which falls on September 1.

01 SUN Emma M Nutt Day

In September of 1878, Emma M Nutt became the first female phone operator, and from that point forward it’s been a woman’s industry. National Emma M. Nutt Day celebrates this pioneer and all she and her fellow operators have done for communication since!

One of the favorite ways to celebrate Emma M Nutt day is to get on the phone and dial the operator, when they pick up, male or female, we thank them for the work they do and tell them who the first telephone operator was.

01 SUN World Letter Writing Day

Richard Simpkin started World Letter Writing Day in 2014. He goes to schools to conduct letter-writing sessions with children. He encourages both youngsters and adults to take a vacation from social media and write a letter to someone.

01 SUN World alzheimer's month

Dementia is one of the most pressing issues we face on a global scale, with almost 50 million people suffering from it. To address this global dementia epidemic, we must collaborate and share effective practices with others.

02 MON V-J Day

Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day) would officially be celebrated in the United States on the day formal surrender documents were signed aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay: September 2, 1945

02 MON Labor Day

Labor day is commemorated. Every year, on the first Monday of September, the United States observes a federal holiday. It began on Tuesday, September 5, 1882.

The United States of America respects the American labor movement, recognizes the social and economic contributions of laborers to society, and protects their individual rights.

02 MON West Indian Day Parade

The West Indian Carnival tradition stretches back to the 1920s, when Caribbean immigrants staged their celebrations in Harlem's private spaces. The parade permit for Harlem was revoked in 1964 due to a disturbance.

Every year, one to three million people attend the West Indian Carnival.

02 MON World Coconut Day

Every year, on September 2, major coconut-producing countries, including India, commemorate World Coconut Day. The Asian and Pacific Coconut Community, with its headquarters in Jakarta, Jakarta, initiated this unique day.

Every year, the Asia-Pacific area celebrates World Coconut Day with a distinctive theme.

02 MON Bison Ten Yell Day

The term "Bison-Ten Yell" sounds like 'bicentennial.' The word bicentennial refers to the 200th anniversary. Someone born in 1813 is most likely responsible for the holiday's origins. But there's a catch: this 'guy' appears to celebrate his 200th birthday each year.

03 TUE Signing of the Treaty of Paris

This treaty, signed on September 3, 1783, between the American colonies and Great Britain, marked the end of the American Revolution and legally acknowledged the United States as an independent nation.

The treaty is called after the city in which it was negotiated and signed. The final page bears the signatures of David Hartley, who represented Great Britain, and the three American negotiators, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Jay, who signed in alphabetical order.

03 TUE National Skyscraper Day

National Skyscraper Day is here to give a nod to the creative architects, from the beginning until now, who have dared to climb to great heights.

The day is celebrated on September 3 each year, as this is the anniversary of the birth of Louis H. Sullivan, the American architect who was influential in the world of building tall buildings and was even called the “father of skyscrapers”.

03 TUE Telephone Tuesday

04 WED National Wildlife Day

National Wildlife Day is celebrated every year on September 4 with the purpose of raising awareness about endangered species and their habitats, which need to be protected and rescued.

It is also a day to recognize the work of several animal sanctuaries and zoos that help preserve wildlife and educate their visitors about the threats animal faces.

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World Sexual Health Day


International Day of Charity


National Cheese Pizza Day


National Lazy Mom’s Day

06 FRI Read a Book Day

National Read a Book Day is a day for all book lovers to get lost in that novel they've been wanting to read for a long time, as well as a day for those who don't typically read to give books a try and become immersed in the world of literary. So, on Read a Book Day, turn off the TV, put your phone away from you, and get into a good book!

06 FRI National 401(k) Day

06 FRI National Food Bank Day

06 FRI Fight Procrastination Day

07 SAT World Beard Day

07 SAT Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu celebration commemorating the birth of Lord Ganesha. According to the Hindu calendar, it is celebrated for ten days straight, beginning with Shukla Chaturthi (the fourth day of the moon's waxing phase) and ending with Anant Chaturdashi (the fourteenth day of the moon's waxing phase) in the month of Bhadrapad.

Lord Ganesha is also known as the God of Knowledge, Wisdom, Wealth, Science, and Prosperity.

07 SAT National Salami Day

07 SAT International Day of Clean Air for blue skies

08 SUN Grandparents Day

National Grandparents Day is an annual celebration that takes place on the Sunday after Labor Day, making it the second Sunday in September. Although observed throughout the country it is not a federal holiday. Most businesses will continue to follow Sunday working hours.

08 SUN World Physiotherapy (PT) Day

08 SUN International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day is a United Nations holiday was created to highlight the importance of literacy, as well as to raise awareness of the literacy problems that impact around 771 million adults and children around the world.

International Literacy Day also encourages governments to take action to improve their country's literacy rates.

09 MON California Admission Day

California Admission Day honors the day California was joined to the Union as the 31st state in 1850, following Mexico's surrender to the United States in 1848.

California Admission Day is not a public holiday in California, therefore businesses, schools, and government offices stay open.

11 WED Patriot Day

called the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, Patriot Day is an annual observance, but not a national holiday. Schools and businesses are open as usual. However, it is common for commemorative ceremonies to take place.

13 FRI International Chocolate Day

While no one needs an excuse to enjoy some chocolate, International Chocolate Day is the perfect day to indulge in your favorite chocolate delicacy without any guilt.

13 FRI National Peanut Day

National Peanut Day is observed on September 13th every year to celebrate America's love for peanuts. The fact for groundnuts get popular enough to have their own day of celebrations is extremely rare.

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13FRI National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

13FRI National Bald is Beautiful Day

13FRI Day of the Programmer

13FRI World Sepsis Day

14SAT Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day

14SAT National Pet Memorial Day

14SAT National Live Creative Day

15SUN World Lymphoma Awareness Day

15 SUN Wife Appreciation Day (National Wife Day)

Wife Appreciation Day is celebrated every year on the third Sunday of September. It is a day for everyone to show their wife how important they are, and how they make their lives better. Many holidays are dedicated to family and mothers, this holiday also honors women who have remained childless.

15SUN International Day of Democracy

15SUN Get Ready Day

15SUN National Online Learning Day

15SUN National Linguine Day

15SUN International Dot Day

15SUN National Hispanic Heritage Month

16 MON National Guacamole Day

National Guacamole Day is celebrated after the tasty side dish. It’s native to Mexico but has become a staple food all over the world as well. It is so versatile that people began having it in salads, sandwiches, quesadillas, burgers, and even smoothies.

16MON National Step Family Day

16MON National Working Parents Day

16MON International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

17 TUE Constitution Day

Constitution Day is a period of celebration, and appreciation, and allows citizens to learn more about their rights and responsibilities. It is a federal observance but not a public holiday. Hence businesses stay open as usual. If Constitution Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, schools, agencies, and other institutions observe it on the next weekday.

17TUE Citizenship Day

17TUE International Country Music Day

17TUE World Patient Safety Day

17TUE National Pet Bird Day

17TUE National IT Professionals Day

18 WED National First Love Day

National First Love Day take time to reminisce about the first time that you felt butterflies in your stomach because it is National First Love Day.

18 WED National Cheeseburger Day

National Cheeseburger Day celebrates the American classic food-cheeseburger. Many restaurants have National Cheeseburger Day offers, where you can get your burger at a discounted price or even for free!

18WED International Equal Pay Day

18WED Air Force Day

19 THU National Dance Day

Get ready to turn on the music and feel the rhythm as National Dance Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in September. This day was created to raise awareness about how dancing can be a fun activity while also being super beneficial for our health and well-being.

19 THU Talk Like a Pirate Day

International Day of Peace is commemorated every year on September 21. It is a United Nations holiday for the end of war and violence, and the promotion of world peace. It is also a day dedicated to those who promote peace in conflict zones by providing humanitarian aid.

19 THU Batman Day

20 FRI National POW/MIA Recognition Day

20 FRI National Queso Day

20 FRI National Pepperoni Pizza Day

21 SAT National CleanUp Day

21 SAT International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace is commemorated every year on September 21. It is a United Nations holiday for the end of war and violence, and the promotion of world peace.

On the International Day of Peace, UN countries declare a ceasefire for the day, personally and politically.

21 SAT Oktoberfest

21 SAT World Gratitude Day

The United Nations celebrates September 21st as World Gratitude Day for the world to come together and celebrate gratitude.

Taking the time to step back and think about all of the things that we are grateful for not only makes us humble, but it also helps improve our happiness and mental health.

21 SAT National Gymnastics Day

National Gymnastics Day is a day to commemorate America's gymnasts and coaches and encourage more young people to try out the sport. It is not only a great sport to exercise and get healthy, but also to learn about discipline.

21 SAT World Alzheimer’s Day

21 SAT International Coastal CleanUp Day

21 SAT International Eat an Apple Day

21 SAT National Chai Day

22 SUN Falls Prevention Awareness Day

22 SUN Autumnal Equinox (Start of Fall)

This day marks the moment when the sun is directly above the equator while moving from north to south, and also the astronomical beginning of Fall in the Northern Hemisphere.

22 SUN Hobbit Day

Hobbits are fictional characters created by writer J.R.R. Tolkien for his Middle Earth Cycle Books, better known as The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.

Hobbit Day is commemorated on the birthday of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, two hobbits, and the heroes of each of Tolkien's books.

22 SUN National White Chocolate Day

22 SUN American Business Women’s Day

22 SUN National Centenarian’s Day

22 SUN Car Free Day

22 SUN International Daughters Day

22 SUN World Rhino Day

22 SUN World CML (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia) Day

22 SUN World Rivers Day

22 SUN World Rose Day

23 MON National Family Day

National Family Day is a day for families to spend quality time together, share a meal to talk about their days and their lives so that they can support each other, and become closer.

There are other holidays celebrating family in the United States and the World. However, National Family Day focuses on the importance of families sitting down around the table together to eat.

23MON International Day of Sign Languages

23MON Bi Visibility Day

24 TUE National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day was created to remind everyone to register to vote, otherwise they have no say in who the next president of the United States should be.

24TUE National Punctuation Day

24TUE Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving

24TUE National Brave Day

24TUE National Cherries Jubilee Day

24TUE World Bollywood Day

24TUE World Gorilla Day

25 WED Comic Book Day

Comic books are a great source of entertainment and many people love them so much that they collect them, so of course, they need a day to be celebrated!

This day is not to be confused with Free Comic Book Day which happens in May.

25WED National Cooking Day

25 WED National Daughters Day

National Daughters' Day is a day for parents to honor their daughters and show them how much they are appreciated. This is also a day for parents to reflect on the value of an equal and fair upbringing.

National Daughters Day is different from International Daughters Day which is recognized worldwide and celebrated on the fourth Sunday in September.

25WED National Lobster Day

25WED National One-Hit Wonder Day

25WED World Dream Day

25WED National Open The Magic Day

26 THU Johnny Appleseed Day

Most people are surprised to know that Johnny Appleseed was a real person, and on this day in September, we celebrate not only his enduring legacy in this country but also his birthday!

Johnny Appleseed has become an American hero because he selflessly devoted his life to planting apple seeds with the sole purpose of having other people enjoy the fruit and apple cider. While doing so, he helped pioneers with their plantations which allowed them to claim land, thus greatly improving the American expansion.

26THU National Dumpling Day

26THU International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

26THU World Contraception Day

27 FRI World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is a day that encourages people to travel, as it not only enriches our lives but is also crucial for countries' economies and politics.

World Tourism Day's aim is also to raise people's awareness about how travel and tourism need to be made more accessible for everyone.

27FRI National Crush Day

27FRI Native American Day (CA and NV)

28SAT National Family Health & Fitness Day USA

28SAT National Ghost Hunting Day

28 SAT National Singles Day

National Singles Day is a day dedicated to singletons in the United States, which make up nearly half of the nation's population. Organizers of the day want to honor the single people in the country for all their contributions to their families and the community.

28SAT National Hunting and Fishing Day

28SAT National Neighbor Day

28 SAT National Sons Day

National Sons Day is a day to ensure that boys all over the country are getting the foundations, education, and all the support they need to have the best possible life as they grow up.

28SAT National Public Lands Day

28SAT World Rabies Day

28SAT Ask a Stupid Question Day

28SAT International Day for Universal Access to Information

28SAT International Rabbit Day

29 SUN National Coffee Day

If you are one of those people who cannot start their day without sipping on a cup of coffee, this is your reason to celebrate. Whether you love the classic Americano or prefer the trendy Flat White, make sure to have the perfect cup (or cups) of coffee today!

Coffee lovers are in luck because just two days after National Coffee Day, they can celebrate International Coffee Day on October 1st.

29SUN Gold Star Mother's Day

29 SUN World Heart Day

This commemoration was created by the World Health Organization and the World Heart Federation, and it aims at raising awareness about cardiovascular disease and other afflictions that affect the heart.

Around 18 million people die of heart disease every year, so it is very important to educate people on risk factors and healthy living to help with prevention.

29SUN National Starbucks Day

29SUN International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

29SUN Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day

29SUN International Food Loss and Waste Awareness Day

30 MON International Podcast Day

Podcasts have seen a huge rise in popularity in the last few years, so it's no wonder there is a day to celebrate them. Podcasting platforms that there is something for absolutely everyone out there, from the generalized news to the most niche interests.

30MON National Love People Day

30MON International Translation Day

30MON World Maritime Day

30MON National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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