September Events Calendar for Educators

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September Events 2014

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September 2014
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Labor Day

World War II began, Hitler invaded Poland, 1939

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National Blueberry Popsicle Day

U.S. Treasury Dept. Established, 1789

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Aliki Brandenberg born, 1929

Barkley the Dog's Birthday (Sesame Street Character)

Skyscraper Day

Uncle Sam's Birthday Uncle Sam's image was first used on this day in 1813.

Treaty of Paris Signed, 1783

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National Cheese Pizza Day

First Continental Congress Convened (1774)

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Read a Book Day

Pilgrims set sail from Plymouth, England (1620)

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Jack Prelutsky born, 1940

International Literacy Day

King Richard the Lion-Hearted born, 1157

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Aileen Fisher born, 1906

Teddy Bear Day

California became the 31st state in 1850

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Swap Ideas Day

Elias Howe patented the sewing machine. In 1846

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Make Your Bed Day

World Trade Center attack in 2001

O. Henry born, 1862 (writer)

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Roald Dahl born, 1916

Else Minarik born, 1920

National Peanut Day

Positive Thinking Day

Scooby Doo's Birthday (First cartoon debuted)

Milton Hershey born, 1857

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John Steptoe born, 1950

Francis Scott Key wrote the 'Star Spangled Banner' in 1814

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Robert McCloskey born, 1914

Tomie dePaola born, 1934

Make A Hat Day

National Hispanic Heritage Month Begins September 15 and ends October 15

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Citizenship Day

Arthur Rackham born, 1867

National Apple Dumpling Day

Constitution Day. In 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed.

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The New York Times was first published in 1851

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International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Slimey the Worm's Birthday (Sesame Street Character)

Poet John Keats Wrote 'To Autumn' in 1819.

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First Railroad Station Opened

Magellan started his search for the Spice Islands In 1519

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Taro Tashima Birthday

Miniature Golf Day Some celebrate on the second Saturday in May

World Gratitude Day

International Peace Day

H.G. Wells born, 1866

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Esphyr Slobodkina born, 1908

Band-Aid Invented In 1920

Dear Diary Day

Elephant Appreciation Day

Ice Cream Cone Invented In 1903.

U.S. Post Office Opened In 1789.

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First Day of Autumn

Nintendo founded in 1889 - made playing cards

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Rosh Hashanah

First Toy Store Opened

National Bluebird of Happiness Day

Supreme Court established in 1789.

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Mary Poppins Debuted in 1964

Balboa discovered the Pacific Ocean in 1513

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Bernard Waber born, 1924

Crush A Can Day

First Steam Locomotive Run (1825)

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Good Neighbor Day (4th Sunday)

First Airport Opened (1909)

William the Conqueror Invaded England, 1066

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Stanley Berenstain

The U.S. Army was established in 1789

Telly Monster's Birthday (Sesame Street Character)

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Edgar d'Aulaire born, 1898

Alvin Tresselt born, 1916

Safety Pin Invented (1849)

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More Lesson Plans! Also see our other September Lesson Plans, Thematic Units and Activities

Special Goings-On
Child Accident Prevention Week (1st Week)
National Grandparents Day (1st Sunday after Labor Day) Another Great Grandparent Site
Native American Day (4th Friday)
Hispanic Heritage Week (2nd Week)
Constitution Week (3rd Week)
National Child Care Week (3rd Week)
National Flower Week (3rd Week)
Good Neighbor Day (4th Sunday)
National Dog Week (4th Week)

Baby Safety Month
American Breakfast Month
Cable TV Month
Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Classical Music Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Chicken Month
National Courtesy Month
National Good Manners Month
National Hat Month
National Honey Month
National Pediculosis Prevention Month
National Piano Month
National Rice Month
National School Success Month
National Sewing Month
Read-A-New-Book Month
Women of Achievement Month