The month September is named after Septem, Latin for ” seven.”
September is childhood cancer awareness month, gynecologic
cancer awareness month, national leukemia and lymphoma
cancer awareness month,national ovarian cancer awareness month,
thyroid cancer awareness month, Hodgkin’s lymphoma awareness month,
blood cancer awareness month and prostate cancer awareness month.
Muscular Dystrophy awareness month.
Sports Eye safety Awareness month.
National heart awareness month.
National skin care awareness month.
National deaf awareness month.
National oral health month.
The month of September was chosen to signify ”the autumn year” of life.
National Nutrition Week-September 1 to 7.
Anniversary of hostage tragedy in the town of Breslan’s
school(in the neighbouring Russian province of North Ossetia);
338 hostages were killed and the gymnasium was gutted.
Life Insurance Corporation was nationalized on September 1,
His Divine Grace, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabbupada
is regarded as the foremost vedic scholar, translator and teacher
of modern era. He was born on 1st September, 1896 and expired on14,November 1977(81 years). He was the founder Acharya of the
ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness),
commonly known as the Hare Krishna Movement.He established
108 Krishna temples on 6 continents and installed the deity
of Lord Krishna in each center and trained his disciples
in the process of deity worship.
The official date for start of World War II remains on September 1,
1939, when Hitler invaded Poland.
Disaster Prevention day. In Japan,(September 1,1923)the day commemorates the Great Kants earthquake.
Labor Day is celebrated on first Monday of September in U.S.A.
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is observed on last Wednesday in September.
The first observance of Labor Day took place on September 5,1882
in New York city.
September 2 is observed as World Coconut (tender)Day.
Vietnam became independent from France on September 2, 1945.
September 2(1973) is the birthday of Kannada film actor Sudeep.
Annie Besant(B:1 October 1847;D:20 September 1933) was
a prominent British socialist, who launched the All India Home Rule
league on September 3, 1916.
Japan surrenders to the Allies, bringing an end to World War II on
2 September 1945.
Sadhana Shivdasani(B:2 September 1941;D: 25 December 2015)
was an Indian Bollywood actress.
September 3, 1976, is the birthday of Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi.
Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev(B:3,September 1957) founded Isha Foundation
which offers Yoga programmes around the world, in 1993 near Coimbatore.
September 4, 1952 is the birthday of Rishi Kapur,(Bollywood actor,
producer and director).He received the National Film Award(1971).
International Daughters Day is observed on 4th Sunday of September,
each year. The date of celebration of daughters day, varies from country
Google, the most famous search engine was founded on September 4,1998
by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
Birthday of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan is on September 5, 1888.
He was a great teacher and philosopher. He wrote many books on
religion and philosophy.His birthday is observed as Teachers Day
in India.He was the first Vice President of India (1952 to 1962)
and the second President of India(1962 to 1967).His birthday is
celebrated as ”Teachers Day” in India.
Mother Teresa has been declared ”Saint of Calcutta” by Pope
Francis on September 4, 2016 at a canonization ceremony held in
Vetican city. The canonization on September 4, comes on the
eve of her 19th death anniversary of Mother Teresa.
September 5 is the Death anniversary of Mother Teresa(B:26 August
1910 D: 5 September 1997).
Birthday of Rakhesh Roshan is on 6 September 1949. He is a (former)
Bollywood actor,producer and director.
National Grand Parents Day is observed on first Sunday of
September after Labor Day (September 7).
Onam is celebrated in the beginning if the first month of Malayalam
Calendar(Kolla Varsham) called chingam. This month corresponds to
August-September in Gregorian calendar and Bhadrapada month in
Hindu calendar(September 7, 2014)
Ela Bhatt(B:1933, September 7) founded Self-Employed
Women’s Association (SEWA) in 1972.She received the 1984 Right
Philo Farnsworth(B:August 19,1906;D:March 11, 1971) was an American
inventor and all electronic television pioneer.
International Literacy Day is observed on 8, September as proclaimed by
UNESCO on November 17, 1965.It was first celebrated in 1966.The
theme of International Literacy Day is ”Literacy and Sustainable Development”.
Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities
Asha Bhonsle (born on September 8,1933) is an Indian playback singer
in Hindi cinema.
Monti fest (festival of New Paddy)is a catholic festival on September 8.
This festival celebrates the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.The feast of
new harvest coincides with the birthday of St.Mary.
September 8 to 14-Adult Learners Week.
Poornachandra Tejaswi(B:September 8, 1938;D:April 5, 2007) was the
son of Kuvempu.He was a prominent Kannada writer.
World Physiotherapy day-September 8.
M.V.Seetharamayya (B:September 9, 1910 D: 12, March 1990)was a scholar,
professor,researcher and a Kannada writer, recipient of the Sahitya Academy
Award in Kannada.His pen name was Raghava.
Leo Tolstoy (B: 9, September 1828 D:20 November 1910) was a novelist,
short story writer, playwright and essayist.
Narayana Guru was a Hindu sant,Sadhu and social reformer of India.
(B: 9 September 1856 D:20 September 1928)
September 9-Teddy Bear Day.
In North Korea, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was
declared on September 9, 1948.
Tajikistan became independent on September 9, 1991.
Israel and the P L O(Palestine Liberation Organization) agreed to
recognize each other, paving the way for a possible peaceful end
to the hundred year old conflict between Arabs and Jews in the
Mideast on September 9, 1993.
The United States came into existence as the Continental Congress
changed the name of the new American nation from the united colonies.
September 10, 1967 is the birthday of Akshay Kumar, who was a
September 10-World Suicide Prevention Day.
September 10, 2017, IRMA hurricane hits Florida, America.
Govinda Vallabh Pant (B:10 September 1887 D:7 March 1961)
was an Indian politician and an veteran in dependence activist.
Kannada poet Dinakar Desai known as ”Chutuka(mini poems)Brahma”
was born on 10 September 1909 and died on 6 November 1982.
Vande Mataram was adopted as National Song of India at the
Varanasi session of the A. I.C.C. on 11 September.
Mohammad Ali Jinnah(B:25, December, 1876 D:11 September, 1948)
was a lawyer,politician and the founder of Pakistan.
National Day of Mourning in U.S.A.The terrorist attacks on
World Trade Centre on 11 September,2001 killed almost 3000 people.
Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to
remember those who were injured or died during the
attacks in the U.S.September 11, 2001.
Swami Vivekananda represented India and Hinduism
at the World Parliament of Religions at Chicago
on September 11, 1893.Universal Brotherhood day
is celebrated to commemorate this event.
First Sunday after Labor Day is celebrated as National Grand Parents
Tday in U.S.A.
September 13-International chocolate day.
Hindi Diwas is celebrated on the 14th September because on this day
in 1949, the Constituent Assembly in India had adopted Hindi,
written in Devanagari script, as the Official Language of the Republic
September 14,2007-Indian Institution of Space Science and Technology
was inaugurated .
Every year 15 September is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India, in
memory of Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshwarayya,(B:15 September
1861 D:14 April 1962) who was a notable engineer, scholar,
statesman and the Diwan of Mysore. He constructed Krishnarajasagar
dam in Mandya. He was the chief designer of the flood protection system
for the city of Hyderabad in Telangana.He was responsible for setting up of
industries and sectors such as iron and steel,soaps, silk. sugar, banking
and aeronautics.He also planned and built the ornamental ”Vrindavan”
Gardenattached to the dam.
Birthday of Harry, son of Prince Charles and Diana is on 15th September 1984.
U.N.General Assembly in 1994 proclaimed 16 September as the International
Day for the Preservation of Ozone Layer.
Sharat Chandra Chattopadhaya (B:15 September 1876 D:16 January 1938)
was a Bengali novelist and short story writer of early 20th century.
His works are Parineeta, Devdas, Biraj Bahu and Charitraheen.
His works have been made into some fifty films in many Indian languages.
M.S.Subbulakshmi, (B: 16 September 1916.D:11 December 2004) was
a renowned Carnatic vocalist. She was the first Indian musician
to be awarded the ”Bharat Ratna” award.
Vishwakarma Puja is observed on Kanya Sankramana day as per
Hindu calendar(September 16, 2014). Vishwakarma is divine architect
and was the creator of many fabulous weapons for gods.
He built the holy city of Dwaraka where Shri Krishna ruled.
He also built the Maya Sabha of the Pandavas.He was born during
samudra manthan(churning of ocean of milk). He is mentioned in
the Rigveda and is credited with Sthapatya Veda, the science of
mechanics and architecture.
Narendra Damodar Modi (B:17 September 1950) is the 16th and
current Prime Minister of India in office since 26 May, 2014.
Maqbool Fida Hussain(B:17 September ,1915 D:9 June 2011) was
known for painting and drawing. He was also a writer and film maker.
17 September: Hyderabad-Karnataka Liberation Day (w.e.f.1948.)
Vishnuvardhan(B:18 September, 1950 D:30 December 2009) was a
prominent Indian film actor. He was called the ”Phoenix of Indian cinema”.
He has acted in over 220 films including 200 in Kannada films.
Shabana Azmi (B:18 September 1950) is a former Bollywood actress and
social activist. She was nominated in 1997 as a member of Rajya Sabha,
the Upper House of the Indian Parliament.
19th September–International Eat an Apple Day.
International Talk Like a Pirate Day is observed on 19th September.
17th Asian Games began on September 19, 2014 in Incheon, South Korea.
Jagmohan Dalmia, the chairman of BCCI(Board of Cricket Control in India)
and businessman from the city of Kolkata(Born:30 May 1940)
passed away on 20 September, 2015.
Birthday of Sophia Loren,(Hollywood actress)Italy’s living legend
(Born on September 20, 1934)
Manipur merged with India on 21, September, 1949.
U.N.General Assembly has declared around the world on 21 September as the
”International Day of Peace ”, to strengthen the ideals of peace
both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme of ”International
Day of Peace” is ”Right of Peoples to Peace”.
September 21 is Wife Appreciation Day.
65 years ago on 21 September 1949, Manipur merged with India.
St.Matthew Feast Day is observed on September 21 in the West
and November 16th in the East. He is the author of first Gospel.
According to the Bible, he was one of the 12 Apostles of Jesus
and according to Christian tradition , one of the 4 Evangelists.
P.Kalinga Rao(B:1914;D:September 21, 1981)was an Indian
singer of Bhava geethe and sugama sangeetha and composer
in Kannada language.
Michael Faraday (B:22 September 1791 D:25 August 1867) was an English
scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and
World Car Free Day is observed on September 22 to promote
more sustainable transport and to control traffic air pollution.
September 23–Restless Legs Awareness Day.It is held on the
birth date of Professor Karl- Axel-Ekborn (23 September 1907).
He wrote and described the disease.
MOM(Mars Orbiter Mission) reached Mar’s orbit on Wednesday,
September 24, 2014. It was launched on 5, November 2013 by ISRO.
India is the first nation to reach Mar’s orbit on it’s first attempt and
the first Asian nation to do so.
Every year Meena Day is observed on 24 September to promote children’s
education.Created by UNICEF Bangladesh, 18 years ago, Meena is a
lively 9 year old animated girl character who champions the rights of
children (especially girls) in books, posters, films and web blogs.
Widely loved Meena is responsible for teaching the children of South Asia
(Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh and Pakistan) about gender
discrimination and promoting social issues such as education, health,
hygiene and safety.
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New year falls on the Hebrew calendar
dates of 1 and 2 observed by Judaism and Jews. Rosh Hashanah 2014
began in the evening of September 24 and ended in the evening of
Daughters Day is celebrated on 4th Sunday of September.
Pandit Deenadayal Upadhyaya(B:25 September 1916 D:11, February 1968)
was an Indian philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, journalist
and political activist. He was the icon of integral humanism and most
important leader of Bharatiya Jana Sangha, the forerunner of the present
day Bharatiya Janata Party.
September 25-World Dreams Day.People will celebrate the power
of dreams, goal and ideas to transform the world.
Dev Anand(B:26 September 1923 D:3 December 2011) was an Indian film actor,
writer of script, producer and director, known for his works in Hindi cinema.
T.S.Eliot(B:26 September 1888 D:4 January 1965) was a poet, essayist,
publisher, playwright, literary and social critic and one of the 20th century’s
26 September is observed as ”the Day of the Deaf” in India.Every year in the
last full week of September, people around the world participate in activities
that aim to increase awareness of issues facing the deaf.
26 September is ”Love Note Day”.
Ishwara Chandra Vidyasagar(B:September 26, 1820;D:July 29, 1891)
was an Indian Bengali Polymath and key figure of the Bengal Renaissance.
Mata Amritanandamayi (B:27 September 1953) is known as the ”Hugging Saint”.
She is a Hindu spiritual leader and revered as ”Amma” by her followers.She was
born at Parayakadavu(now Amritpuri). Her birth-name was Sudhamani.
Amrit Someshwar(B:27 September 1935) is an author and Yakshagana scholar.
September 27 is World Tourism Day.
Yash Chopra(B:27 September, 1932;D:21 October 2012) was an
Indian film director and film producer.
Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh was founded by Keshav Baliram
Hedgewar on 27 September, 1925 as a social organization to
provide character training to the youths through Hindu discipline
and to unite the Hindu community.
Building of Taj Mahal was completed on September 27, 1654.
Regiment of Artillery in India was raised on 28 September 1827.
Gunners day commemorates the 187th anniversary of the Regiment of Artillery.
Bhagath Singh(B:28 September 1907 D:23 March 1931) was one of the most
influencial revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. He was
hanged along with Rajguru and Sukhdev .
National Police Memorial Day is celebrated on 28th September . It was
founded in 2004 by Sergeant Joe Holness.The day aims to remember
police officers who have been killed or died on duty.
Ranbir Kapur(Born:1982)is an Indian actor.
September 28 is Family and Community day.
September 28,1929-Birthday of Latha Mangeshkar, Indian playback singer
and winner of Bharat Ratna award and Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
September 28-World Rabies Day.
September 28-World Retina Day.
Horatio Nelson(B:29 September D:21 October 1805) was a British flag officer
famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic
wars.His inspirational leadership resulted in a number of decisive naval victories.
Miquel De Cervantes(B:29 September 1547 D:22 April 1616) wrote ”Don Quixote”,
the first modern novel that became an international best seller.He was a Spanish
novelist, poet and playwright.
World Heart Day was founded in 2000 to inform people around the globe that
heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading causes of death, claiming
17.3 million lives each year.The World Heart Foundation organizes
World Heart Day on 29 September every year. The theme of 2014 is ”creating
heart healthy environment”.The International Heart Day spreads the news that
at least 80 percent of premature deaths from the cardiovascular disease could
be avoided if 4 main risk factors-Tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical
inactivity and harmful use of alcohol-are controlled.
September 29 is International Coffee Day.
U.S.Senate has unanimously passed a bipartisan Resolution 571 that
officially designates September 30, 2014 as ”U.S. and India Partnership
September 30 is Half Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts