Interactive "On This Day in History" Calendar
September 2019

September is “Read-A-New-Book Month
Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is Hispanic Heritage month

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Asteroid 3, Juno, discovered, 1804
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Labor Day (US)
1st Monday in September
Queen Liliuokalani born (the last royal ruler of Hawaii), 1838
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Unmanned US Viking 2 landed on Mars, for a mission of scientific experiments and photographs of the planet, 1976
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Henry Hudson discovered the island of Manhattan, 1609
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Voyager 1 launched on a grand tour of the Solar System, 1977
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First Quarter Moon
3:10 AM GMT
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Brazil Independence Day

Brazil became independent from Portugal, 1822. Color, read about, and take a quiz on Brazil’s flag.

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Magellan set sail for first voyage around world, 1519
International Literacy Day
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North Korea founded, 1948
California became a state, 1850
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Elias Howe patented his sewing machine, 1846
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Four hijacked commercial jets crashed into the World Trade Center Buildings (NYC), the Pentagon (in Arlington, VA), and a field in western Pennsylvania, 2001
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Mid-Autumn Festival, China
Mae Jemison became the first African-American woman in space, 1992
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Alexander von Humboldt born, 1769
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Make a Hat Day
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The Mayflower departed from England, 1620
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Constitution Day (US)
Battle of Antietam, 1862
International Day of Peace
3rd Tuesday in September
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First Edition of the New York Times, 1851
Chile declared its independence from Spain, 1810
Lance Armstrong (bicyclist) born, 1971
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John Flamsteed (astronomer who catalogued stars) born, 1646
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Mali's Independence Day
Last Quarter Moon
2:41 AM GMT
Elephant Appreciation Day
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Autumnal Equinox - Start of Fall
7:50 AM GMT
Japanese Artist Hokusai born, 1760
National Family Day
4th Monday in September
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Jim Henson (muppeteer) born, 1936
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Shel Silverstein born, 1930
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Johnny Appleseed born, 1774
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New Moon
6:26 PM GMT
Caravaggio (artist) born, 1573
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William the Conqueror invaded England, 1066
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Botswana gained its independence from Great Britain, 1966
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