September is World Alzheimer’s month.
September is Hunger Action Month.
September is Recovery Month. Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits
of prevention, treatment and recovery for mental and substance use disorders,
celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and
service providers and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms
is possible. Recovery month spreads the positive message that behavioral
health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is
effective and people can and do recover.
Ist Monday of September is celebrated as Labor’s Day in U.S.A. and Canada.
Last Sunday of September is observed as International Deaf Day, annually.
Duration of second world war was from 1 September 1939 to 2 September
2nd-Birthday of Salma Hayek(1966)-Mexican born American actress.
Sadhana Shivdasani, Indian actress(B:2 September 1941;D:25 December 2015)
3rd—-do—-of Vivek Oberoi(1976)-Bollywood actor.
4th Sunday of September is International Daughters Day.
5th-Birthday of ex-President of India,Dr.Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
(teacher and philosopher) is celebrated as Teacher’s day in India.
8th-World Literacy Day.
Birthday of Mother Mary(also called as Saint Mary and Virgin Mary)
Protect Your Groundwater Day.
9th-Birthday of Hugh Grant(1960)-English actor and film producer.
11th-Terrorists attack on World Trade Centre towers(2001) in Newyork
city and the Pentagon in Washington.2752 men, women and children
fell victim to the attack.
14th-(1959)Soviet Space Probe,Luna-2 became the first man-made object
to reach the moon, as it crashed onto the lunar surface.
15th-Birthday(1860/61) of Mokshagundam Vishveshwarayya-born at
Muddenahalli,Chikkaballapur Taluk, Kolar Dist.,Karnataka State.
-celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India.
16th-World Ozone Day.
Birthday of David Copperfield(1956)-Magician and illusionist.
Rosh Hashanah(=head of the year), the Jewish New Year, is a 2 days
celebration which begins on the first day of Tishrei, the first
month of the Jewish calendar(September 16 to 18, 2012).
20th-Death anniversary of Narayana Guru(1928)-a Hindu saint and
social reformer, who tackled caste issues in India. He is revered for
his vedic knowledge and poetic proficiency.He was born on 18 September 1854.
Birthday of Sophia Loren(1934)-World renown Italian actress.
21st-World Peace Day is observed by all the member states of U.N.
Birthday of Stephen King(1947)-American author.
Birthday of Karina Kapur (1977)-Bollywood actress.
Priya Jhingan, the first lady cadet to join the Indian army on September 21, 1992.
23rd-War between India and Pakistan(1965) ended with a U.N.mandated
ceasefire and the subsequent peace agreement,namely ”Tashkent Declaration”
signed by India and Pakistan at a summit in Tashkent, Russia on 10th January, 1966.
Birthday of Paul Peterson(1945)-actor,singer,novelist,activist.
25th-Birthday of Catherine Zeta Zones(1969)-Welsh actress.
—–do——-of Christopher Reeve(1952)-American actor and writer;
He died on 10th October,2004.
Birthday of Michael Douglas(1944)-American actor.
26th-Birthday of Dr. Manmohan Singh(1932), the 13th and current Prime
Minister of India.
Birthday of Dev Anand(1923), the Bollywood actor; he passed away on
27th-World Tourism Day.
29th-World Heart Day is organised by World Heart Federation.
Birthday of Lech Walesa(1943)-2nd Prime Minister of Poland.
-Polish politician, human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Enrico Fermi(B:29 September 1901;D:28 November 1954) created the
world’s first nuclear reactor, the Chicago Pile-1.
30th-Birthday of Jalal Ud-din Rumi(1207) a 13th century Persian Muslim poet,
Jurist,theologian and Mystic.He died on 17th December,1273.
Birthday of Martina Hingis(1980)-Swiss Tennis Player, who won 5 Grand Slam.
Teej festival is observed in North India by married Hindu women.
The festival is dedicated to Goddess Parvati who is worshipped as
Haritalika. Women observe fasting and pray for the long life of their husband.