September Almanac


According to the Georgian calendar, September is the ninth month. But, on the Roman calendar, it was the seventh month. September has had 29 days, and 31 days; but, since the time of the emperor Augustus, it has had only 30 days.
The Autmnal Equinox is September 22

September Gemstone:
Sapphire
September Flower:
Morning Glory

More people are born in September than any other month!

Baby Safety Month
Better Breakfast Month
Blueberry Popsicle Month
Chicken Month
Classical Music Month
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Honey Month
Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
Mushroom Month
National Ovarian Cancer Month
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Papaya Month
National Piano Month
Potato Month
Rice Month
Self Improvement Month
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Fun Facts about September

  • It is the first month of the Autumn or Fall season.
  • Constitution Week takes place during the month of September.
  • September in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to March in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • American college and professional football begins during the month of September.
  • Many kids begin the school year during this month.
  • Teacher's Day is celebrated in India on September 5.
  • The Anglo-Saxons also called this month Gerst Monath meaning barley month. This is because they would harvest their barley crops during this month.
  • September is often associated with fire because it was the month of the Roman god Vulcan. Vulcan was the Roman god of fire and the forge.



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