Interesting facts about September
There are three birth flowers for the month of September. There is aster which represents love, forget-me-nots which represent memories and love, and morning glory which represents unrequited love.
Romans believed that September was ruled by the god of fire. This meant that when September came around Romans always expected fires and volcanic eruptions.
September Holidays and Observances
Monday, September 6th is Labor Day, which falls on the first Monday of September each year. Labor Day is the National holiday honoring its workers, citizens and their economic and public achievements.
Grandparents' Day falls on Sunday, September 12th. In 1978 a proclamation was signed by then President Jimmy Carter proclaiming the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparent's Day. The proclamation says that the day’s purpose is to honor grandparents and give them an opportunity to show love for their children’s children.
Autumn Begins on Wednesday, September 22nd at 3:21pm EDT. The September equinox occurs the moment the Sun crosses the celestial Equator – the imaginary line in the sky above Earth’s Equator – from north to south. This happens either on September 22, 23, or 24 every year. This typically signifies the beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and the beginning of Spring in the Southern Hemisphere.
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