Holidays and Festivals

Constitution Day & Citizenship Day (USA) * (see below) 
Operation Market Garden (Netherlands) * (see below)
National Heroes' Day (Angola)
National Apple Dumpling Day 
VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day

Settlement Day (Boston, Massachusets, USA)
Christian Feast Day of Alan
Christian Feast Day of Albert Avogadro
Christian Feast Day of Hildegard of Bingen
Christian Feast Day of Lambert
Christian Feast Day of Robert Bellarmine
Christian Feast Day of Satyrus of Milan
Christian Feast Day of Socrates and Stephen
Feast of Martyrs Sophia and her three daughters Faith (Vera the Martyr), Hope (Nadezhda), and Love (Lyubov)
at Rome (137) (Eastern Orthodox)
Feast of Martyr Agathocleia (230) (Eastern Orthodox)
Feast of Martyr Theodota at Nicaea (230) (Eastern Orthodox)
Feast of Martyrs Archbishop Peleus
Feast of Archbishop Nilus
Feast of Presbyter Zeno
Feast of Noblemen Patermuthius and Elias, and 156 others of Palestine
Feast of Martyrs Lucy and her son Geminian of Rome
Feast of Hieromartyr Heraclides and Hieromartyr Myron, bishops of Cyprus
Feast of Hieromartyr Lambert of Maastricht
Feast of 1000 martyrs of Egypt
Feast of Martyrs Charalampus, Pantelon, and others
Feast of Saint Anastasius of Cyprus
, monk
Feast of Saint Eusipius of Cyprus, monk
* Ibiza Closing Parties Ibiza, Spain - Last 3 weeks of Sept (9-21) 

* Constitution Day (USA) observed on the previous Friday if it falls Saturday, the following Monday if on a Sunday, Also Citizenship Day and Von Steuben Day. (United States)
* Operation Market Garden (Netherlands) is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.

La Fête de la Vertu   Translation:  The Celebration of Virtue (French Republican) The First complementary day in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"May you live as long as you want,
And never want as long as you live."
- Traditional Irish, - In celebration of St. Patrick's day in the Summer.

Drink of The Day

Chi Chi
1 Part Vodka
Fill With Pina Colada mix
Blend until thick and smooth
Garnish With A Cherry
Similar to Pina Colada except using Vodka instead of Rum

Wine of The Day

Concannon (2008) "Conservancy"
Style - Chardonnay
Livermore Valley

Beer of The Day

 Samuel Adams Boston Lager
Brewer - Boston Beer Company
Style - Vienna Lager
ABV - 4.75%
- In celebration of Boston being settled on September 17th, 1630

Joke of The Day

I was at a banking machine yesterday when a little old lady asked if I could check her balance.
She was right to ask, because when I gave her a shove she fell over. 

Quote of The Day

“Bigamy: having one wife too many.
Monogamy: see Bigamy”
- Anonymous

Whiskey Of The Day

Tullamore Dew 12 Year Old Special Reserve Irish Whiskey
Price:  $40

September Observances

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month
All American Breakfast Month
Apple Month
Atrial Fibrillation Month
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month
Baby Safety Month
Backpack Safety America Month
Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
Better Breakfast Month
Bourbon Heritage Month
Bumbershoot Festival (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Childrens' Good Manners Month
Chili Peppers and Figs Month
Classical Music Month
College Savings Month
Craniofacial Acceptance Month
Eat Chicken Month
Fall Hat Month
Go Wild During California Wild Rice Month
Great American Low-Cholesterol, Low-fat Pizza Bake Month
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
Happy Cat Month
Healthy Aging Month
Healthy Aging Month
Hunger Action Month
International Guide Dogs Month
International People Skills Month
International Self-Awareness Month
International Square Dancing Month
International Strategic Thinking Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
Little League Month
Menopause Awareness Month
Million Minute Family Challenge (September-December)
Mold Awareness Month
National 5-A-Day Month
National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
National Biscuit Month
National Blueberry Popsicle Month
National Campus Safety Month
National Chicken Month
National Child Awareness Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
National Cholesterol Education Month
National Civics Awareness Month
National Coupon Month
National Courtesy Month
National DNA, Geonomics & Stem Cell Education Month
National Food Safety Education Month
National Fruit and Veggies Month (Also June)
National Head Lice Prevention Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15)
National Home Furnishings Month
National Honey Month
National Infant Mortality Awareness Month
National Mushroom Month
National Organic Harvest Month
National Osteopathic Medicine Month
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (
National Pediculosis (Head Lice)  Prevention Month
National Piano Month
National Potato Month
National Preparedness Month
National Prime Beef Month
National Prosper Where You Are Planted Month
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
National Recovery Month
National Rice Month
National Sickle Cell Month
National Skin Care Awareness Month
National Wilderness Month
One-on-One Month
Passion Fruit and Peach Month
Peas and Radish Month
Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month
Pleasure Your Mate Month
Reunion Planning Month
Save The Koala Month
Sea Cadet Month
Self Improvement Month
Shameless Promotion Month
Southern Gospel Music Month
Sports and Home Eye Health and Safety Month
Subliminal Communications Month
United Planet Month
Update Your Resume Month
Virtual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days
Whole Grains Month
Women's Friendship Month
World Animal Remembrance Month
World Leukemia, Lymphoma And Myeloma Awareness Month

Observances this Week

International Housekeepers Week,  Second Full Week of September
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week,  Second Full Week of September
Surgical Technologists Week,  Third Week of September
National Rehabilitation Awareness Week,  Third Week of September
Adult Day Services Week,  Third Week of September
National Farm Safety and Health Week,  Third Week of September
National Reye's Syndrome Awareness Week,  Third Week of September
Balance Awareness Week,  Third Week of September
Tolkien Week, Third Week in September (Hobbit Day falls on 9/22)
Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week, 
Third Week of September
National Singles Week,  Third Week of September
National Emergency Preparedness Week, September 11th to September 17th
National Love Your Files Week, Third Monday through Friday
Constitution Week, September 17th through September 23rd

Historical Events on September 17th


Born on September 17th


Died on September 17th


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