Media Diary: September 2018 Special Days

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We have collated a selection of Special Days for you to work with for the month of September.

September is the special month for:

  • Baby Safety Month
  • Chicken Month
  • Better Breakfast Month
  • Classica Music Month
  • Fall Hat Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Honey Month
  • International Square Dancing Month
  • Little League Month
  • National Blueberry Popsicle Month (US)
  • National Courtesy Month (US)
  • National Piano Month (US)
  • Self-improvement Month
  • National Italian Cheese Month (US)
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
  • National Self-Care Awareness Month (US)
  • National Americana Month (US)
  • Intergeneration Month
  • International Update Your Resume Month
  • National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (US)
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month (US)
  • National Library Card Sign Up Month (US)
  • National Mortgage Professional Month (US)
  • National Mushroom Month (US)
  • National Papaya Month (US)
  • National Potato Month (US)
  • National Preparedness Month (US)
  • National Rice Month (US)
  • National Sewing Month (US)
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Save Your Photos Month
  • Whole Grains Month
  • National Suicide Prevention Month (US)

The Special Weeks for September:

  • National Waffle Week (US)          Sept 2-8
  • National Payroll Week (US)          Sept 3-7
  • National Days of Prayer and Remembrance (US) Sept 8-10
  • National Assisted Living Week (US)          Sept 9-15
  • National Biscuit and Gravy Week (US)     Sept 9-15
  • National Healthcare Environmental Services Week (US)  Sept 9-15
  • National Nephrology Nurses Week – Second Full Week   Sept 9-15
  • National Suicide Prevention Week (US)  Sept 9-15
  • National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (US)    Sept 9-15
  • Line Dance Week             Sept 10-15 (Starts on Second Monday through Saturday)
  • Balance Awareness Week            Sept 11-17
  • National Farm Animals Awareness Week (US)     Sept 15-22 (Third Week of Sept)
  • National Construction Appreciation Week (US)   Sept 16-22 (Third Full week in Sept)
  • National Farm & Ranch Safety & Health Week (US)           Sept 16-22 (Third Full Week of Sept)
  • National Historically Black Colleges & Universities Week (US)       Sept 16-22
  • National Indoor Plant Week (US)               Sept 16-22 (Third Full week in Sept)
  • National Indoor Plant Week (US)               Sept 16-22 (Third Full Week of Sept)
  • National Rehabilitation Awareness Week (US)    Sept 16-22 (Third Full week in Sept)
  • National Security Officer Appreciation Week (US)              Sept 16-22
  • National Singles Week (US)         Sept 16-22  (Third Full Week in Sept)
  • National Surgical Technologists Week (US)           Sept 16-22 (Third Full Week of Sept)
  • National Keep Kids Creative Week (US)  Sept 17-21 (Third Full Monday through Friday Week)
  • National Eczema Week (US)        Sept 17-25
  • Active Aging Week          Sept 23-29
  • Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week               Sept 23-29
  • National Chimney Safety Week (US)        Sept 23-29
  • National Deaf Dog Week  (US)    Sept 23-29
  • National Wild Rice Week (US)     Sept 24-30
  • National Fall Foliage Week (US) Sept 26- Oct 2

 

September Date Holidays

  • 1-Sep    Emma M Nutt Day           First woman telephone operator
  • 1-Sep    National Cherry Popover Day (US)
  • 1-Sep    National Chicken Boy Day (US)
  • 1-Sep    National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day (US)
  • 1-Sep    National Tailgating Day (US)        First Saturday in Sept
  • 1-Sep    World Beard Day              First Saturday in Sept
  • 2-Sep    International Bacon Day Saturday before Labor Day
  • 3-Sep    Labor Day            First Monday
  • 3-Sep    National Welsh Rarebit Day (US)
  • 3-Sep    Skyscraper Day
  • 3-Sep    US Bowling League Day
  • 4-Sep    Eat an Extra Dessert Day
  • 4-Sep    National Another Look Unlimited Day (US)            Donate/purge items
  • 4-Sep    National Macadamia Nut Day (US)
  • 4-Sep    National Newspaper Carrier Day (US)
  • 4-Sep    National Wildlife Day (US)
  • 4-Sep    Newspaper Carrier Day
  • 5-Sep    Be Late for Something Day
  • 5-Sep    Cheese Pizza Day
  • 6-Sep    Fight Procrastination Day
  • 6-Sep    National Coffee Ice Cream Day (US)
  • 6-Sep    Read a Book Day
  • 7-Sep    National Acorn Squash Day (US)
  • 7-Sep    National Beer Lover’s Day (US)
  • 7-Sep    National Food Bank Day (US)      First Friday in Sept
  • 7-Sep    National Grandma Moses Day (US)
  • 7-Sep    National Grateful Patient Day (US)
  • 7-Sep    National Lazy Mom’s Day (US)    First Friday in Sept
  • 7-Sep    National New Hampshire Day (US)
  • 7-Sep    National Salami Day (US)
  • 7-Sep    Neither Rain nor Snow Day          Celebrates the opening of the NY Post Office Building
  • 7-Sep    Salami Day
  • 8-Sep    International Literacy Day
  • 8-Sep    National Ampersand Day (US)
  • 8-Sep    National Date Nut Bread Day (US)
  • 8-Sep    National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day (US)
  • 8-Sep    Pardon Day
  • 9-Sep    Care Bears Share Your Care Day (US)
  • 9-Sep    Grandparents Day           First Sunday after Labor Day
  • 9-Sep    National Hug Your Hound Day (US)          Second Sunday in Sept
  • 9-Sep    National Pet Memorial Day          Second Sunday in Sept
  • 9-Sep    National Wiener Schnitzel Day (US)
  • 9-Sep    Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown
  • 9-Sep    Teddy Bear Day
  • 10-Sep  National Boss/Employee Exchange Day (US)
  • 10-Sep  National TV Dinner Day (US)
  • 10-Sep  Sewing Machine Day
  • 10-Sep  Swap Ideas Day
  • 11-Sep  9-11 Rembrance
  • 11-Sep  Make Your Bed Day
  • 11-Sep  National Ants on a Log Day (US) Second Tuesday in Sept
  • 11-Sep  National Hot Cross Bun Day (US)
  • 11-Sep  No News is Good News Day
  • 11-Sep  Patriot Day (US)
  • 12-Sep  Day of the Programmer 256th day of the year
  • 12-Sep  National Chocolate Milkshake Day (US)
  • 12-Sep  National Day of Encouragement (US)
  • 12-Sep  National Video Games Day (US)
  • 13-Sep  Blame Someone Else Day              First Friday the 13th of the year
  • 13-Sep  Defy Superstition Day
  • 13-Sep  Fortune Cooke Day
  • 13-Sep  Friday the 13th
  • 13-Sep  National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day (US)
  • 13-Sep  National Peanut Day (US)
  • 13-Sep  Positive Thinking Day
  • 13-Sep  Roald Dahl Day
  • 13-Sep  Uncle Sam Day (US)        His image was first used in 1813
  • 14-Sep  National Cream-filled Donut Day (US)
  • 14-Sep  National Eat a Hoagie Day (US)
  • 14-Sep  Hug Your Hound Day
  • 14-Sep  National Live Creative Day (US)
  • 14-Sep  National Virginia Day (US)
  • 15-Sep  Boys’ and Girls’ Club Day for Kids (US)     Third Saturday in Sept
  • 15-Sep  Felt Hat Day
  • 15-Sep  Greenpeace Day
  • 15-Sep  International Day of Democracy
  • 15-Sep  International Dot Day
  • 15-Sep  Make a Hat Day
  • 15-Sep  National Cheese Toast Day (US)
  • 15-Sep  National CleanUp Day (US)
  • 15-Sep  National Crème de Menthe Day (US)
  • 15-Sep  National Gymnastics Day (US)    Third Saturday in Sept
  • 15-Sep  National Hug Your Boss Day (US)               Changes Annually
  • 15-Sep  National Linguine Day (US)
  • 15-Sep  National Online Learning Day (US)
  • 15-Sep  National Tackle Kids Cancer Day (US)
  • 15-Sep  Puppy Mill Awareness Day           Third Saturday in Sept
  • 15-Sep  Responsible Dog Ownership Day               Third Saturday in Sept
  • 16-Sep  American Legion Day  (US)
  • 16-Sep  Collect Rocks Day
  • 16-Sep  Guacamole Day
  • 16-Sep  Mayflower Day (US)
  • 16-Sep  Mexican Independence Day
  • 16-Sep  National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day (US)
  • 16-Sep  National Play Doh Day  (US)
  • 16-Sep  National Women’s Friendship Day            Third Sunday in September
  • 16-Sep  National Working Parents Day (US)
  • 16-Sep  Step Family Day
  • 16-Sep  Wife Appreciaiton Day   Third Sunday in September
  • 16-Sep  Working Parents Day
  • 17-Sep  Citizenship Day
  • 17-Sep  Constitution Day (US)
  • 17-Sep  International Coastal Cleanup Day            Third Saturday in Sept
  • 17-Sep  International Country Music Day
  • 17-Sep  International Eat an Apple Day   Third Saturday in Sept
  • 17-Sep  National Apple Dumpling Day (US)
  • 17-Sep  National Monte Cristo Day (US)
  • 18-Sep  Air Force Birthday (US)
  • 18-Sep  National Aging Awareness Day (US)
  • 18-Sep  National Cheeseburger Day (US)
  • 18-Sep  National HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (US)
  • 18-Sep  National IT Professionals Day (US)            Third Tuesday in Sept
  • 18-Sep  National String Cheese Day (US)
  • 18-Sep  Rice Krispie Treat Day
  • 18-Sep  Yom Kippur
  • 19-Sep  International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • 19-Sep  National Butterscotch Pudding Day (US)
  • 20-Sep  National Pepperoni Pizza Day (US)
  • 20-Sep  National Punch Day (US)
  • 21-Sep  International Peace Day (UN)
  • 21-Sep  Miniature Golf Day
  • 21-Sep  National New York Day (US)
  • 21-Sep  National Pecan Cookie Day (US)
  • 21-Sep  National POW/MIA Recognition Day (US)              Third Friday in Sept
  • 21-Sep  National Tradesmen Day (US)     Third Friday in Sept
  • 21-Sep  World Alzheimer’s Day
  • 21-Sep  World Gratitude Day
  • 22-Sep  American Business Women’s Day
  • 22-Sep  Business Women’s Day
  • 22-Sep  Car Free Day
  • 22-Sep  Dear Diary Day
  • 22-Sep  Eid-Ul-Adha        Islamic holiday
  • 22-Sep  Elephant Appreciation Day
  • 22-Sep  Hobbit Day
  • 22-Sep  International Day of Radiant Peace
  • 22-Sep  International Rabbit Day               Fourth Saturday in Sept
  • 22-Sep  National BRAVE Day (US)
  • 22-Sep  National Centenarian’s Day
  • 22-Sep  National Hunting and Fishing Day (US)    Fourth Saturday in Sept
  • 22-Sep  National Ice Cream Cone Day (US)
  • 22-Sep  National Legwear Day (US)
  • 22-Sep  National Public Lands Day (US)
  • 22-Sep  Oktoberfest begins in Germany
  • 23-Sep  Autumnal Equinox, Harvest Home
  • 23-Sep  Celebrate Bisexuality Day
  • 23-Sep  Checkers Day
  • 23-Sep  Dog in Politics Day
  • 23-Sep  Great American Pot Pie Day
  • 23-Sep  Innergize Day     Day after the Autumn Equinox
  • 23-Sep  National Snack Stick Day (US)
  • 23-Sep  National Teal Talk Day (US)
  • 23-Sep  Restless Legs Awareness Day
  • 23-Sep  Sukkot
  • 24-Sep  National Cherries Jubilee Day (US)
  • 24-Sep  National Punctuation Day (US)
  • 24-Sep  Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving
  • 25-Sep  Math Storytelling Day
  • 25-Sep  National Comic Book Day (US)
  • 25-Sep  National Lobster Day (US)
  • 25-Sep  National One-Hit Wonder Day (US)
  • 25-Sep  National Research Administration Day (US)
  • 25-Sep  National Tune-up Day (US)
  • 26-Sep  Johnny Appleseed Day
  • 26-Sep  Love Note Day
  • 26-Sep  National Compliance Officer Day (US)
  • 26-Sep  National Dumpling Day (US)
  • 26-Sep  National Johnny Appleseed Day (US)
  • 26-Sep  National Shamu the Whale Day (US)
  • 26-Sep  National Situational Awareness Day (US)
  • 26-Sep  National Women’s Health & Fitness Day (US)       Last Wednesday in Sept
  • 27-Sep  Crush a Can Day
  • 27-Sep  National Corned Beef Hash Day (US)
  • 28-Sep  Ask a Stupid Question Day
  • 28-Sep  National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day      Last Friday in Sept
  • 28-Sep  National Good Neighbor Day (US)
  • 28-Sep  National North Carolina Day (US)
  • 28-Sep  National Strawberryy Cream Pie Day (US)
  • 28-Sep  Native American Day      Fourth Friday of the month
  • 29-Sep  Confucius Day
  • 29-Sep  National Coffee Day (US)
  • 29-Sep  National Family Health and Fitness Day (US)
  • 29-Sep  National Ghost Hunting Day (US)              Last Saturday in Sept
  • 30-Sep  International Podcast Day
  • 30-Sep  National Chewing Gum Day (US)
  • 30-Sep  National Gold Star Mother’s Day               Last Sunday in Sept
  • 30-Sep  National Hot Mulled Cider Day (US)
  • 30-Sep  National Love People Day (US)
  • 30-Sep  National Mud Pack Day (US)

 

Until next time,

Babs 

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