September 14 Holidays

September 14 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | September 14 Calendar

September 14th Daily Holidays include:

  • Eat a Hoagie Day 
  • Gobstopper Day 
  • Live Creative Day 
  • National Coloring Day 
  • National Cream Filled Donut Day 
  • National Quiet Day (UK) 
  • National Sober Day 
  • Support Latino Business Day 
  • The Exaltation of the Holy Cross 

September 14: Famous Birthdays

  • September 14, 1947 – Sam Neill, Irish-New Zealand actor and director (Jurassic Park)
  • September 14, 1954 – Barry Cowsill, American singer, songwriter and producer (The Cowsills) (d. 2005)
  • September 14, 1960 – Melissa Leo, American actress
  • September 14, 1964 – Faith Ford, American actress and producer (Murphy Brown)
  • September 14, 1983 – Amy Winehouse, English singer and songwriter (Rehab) (d. 2011)

September 14: Historical Events

  • September 14, 1682 – Bishop Gore School, one of the oldest schools in Wales is founded
  • September 14, 1752 – The British Empire and American colonies adopt the Gregorian calendar
  • September 14, 1814 – Francis Scott Key wrote the poem Defence of Fort McHenry which was later used as the lyrics of the Star Spangled Banner
  • September 14, 1829 – The Treaty o Adrianople ends the Russian-Turkish War
  • September 14, 1901 – U.S. President William McKinley dies after an assassination attempt on September 6
  • September 14, 1901 – Theodore Roosevelt is sworn in as U.S. President after the death of William McKinley
  • September 14, 1960 – The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countes is founded (OPEC)
  • September 14, 1985 – Penang Bridge connects the island of Penang to the mainland opens as the longest bridge in Malaysia
  • September 14, 1998 – MCI Communications and WorldCom merge to form MCI WorldCom in a $37 billion merger
  • September 14, 2001 – The Washington National Cathedral hosts a historic National Prayer Serve for victims of the September 11 attacks.
  • September 14, 2008 – Aeroflot Flight 821 crashes on approach to Perm Airport in Russia, killing all 82 passengers and 6 crew members

September 14: Music Events

  • September 14, 1814 – Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics to the Star-Spangled Banner which becomes the official US National Anthem on March 3, 1931.
  • September 14, 1963 – She Loves You by the Beatles becomes England’s best selling single of all time
  • September 14, 1973 – The Twelfth of Never by Donny Osmond is certified gold.
  • September 14, 1974 – I Shot The Sheriff by Eric Clapton hits #1 on the charts.
  • September 14, 1979 – Kenny Rogers is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • September 14, 1994 – The Temptations are awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • September 14, 2007 – The movie Across the Universe which was inspired by The Beatles opens

September 14: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for September 14 is Virgo.

August Birthstone:

What is the September Birthstone? Sapphire

The September birthstone is sapphire – a gem that’s been cherished for thousands of years. Although the term sapphire usually refers to the blue variety of corundum (ruby is the red variety), this birthstone comes in a rainbow of other colors. Sapphires are mined in many countries around the world, including Sri Lanka, Thailand, Australia, and the United States. The most valuable sapphires are those that are deep blue in color and have no visible inclusions.


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