September 22 Holidays

September 22 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | September 22 Calendar

September 22th Daily Holidays include:

  • American Business Women’s Day
  • Car Free Day
  • Chainmail Day
  • Dear Diary Day
  • Elephant Appreciation Day
  • Emancipation Day (State Holiday in Ohio)
  • Hobbit Day
  • International Day of Radiant Peace
  • Love Note Day – September 22, 2023 (Fourth Friday in September)
  • National Brave Day – September 22, 2023 (Fourth Friday in September)
  • National Centenarian’s Day
  • National Girls Night in Day
  • National Ice Cream Cone Day
  • National Leg Wear Day
  • National Rock n’ Roll Dog Day
  • National White Chocolate Day
  • Native American Day – September 22, 2023 (Fourth Friday in September)
  • Remote Employee Appreciation Day
  • World Car Free Day
  • World Rhino Day

September 22: Famous Birthdays

  • September 22, 1912 – Martha Scott, American actress (The Ten Commandments and Ben-Hur she played the mother of Charles Heston in both films) (d. 2003)
  • September 22, 1920 – Eric Baker, English activist, co-founded Amnesty Internatonal (d. 1976)
  • September 22, 1956 – Debby Boone, American singer, actress and author (You Light Up My Life)
  • September 22, 1958 – Joan Jett, American singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actress
  • September 22, 1960 – Scott Baio, American actor (Happy Days)
  • September 22, 1961 – Catherine Oxenberg, American actress (Dynasty)

September 22: Historical Events

  • September 22, 1692 – The last hanging of those convicted of witchcraft in the Salem Witch Trials
  • September 22, 1776 – Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during the American Revolution
  • September 22, 1789 – The office of the United States Postmaster General is established
  • September 22, 1862 – Abraham Lincoln releases a preliminary version of the Emancipation Proclamation
  • September 22, 1896 – Queen Victoria passes up her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history
  • September 22, 1910 – The Duke of York’s Picture House opens in Brighton
  • September 22, 1914 – Over a seventy minute period, a German submarine sinks three British cruisers, killing close to 1,500 sailors
  • September 22, 1919 – The steel strike of 1919 begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States
  • September 22, 1941 – On the Jewish New Year Day, the German SS murders 6,000 Jews in Vinnytsia, Ukraine
  • September 22, 1960 – The Sudanese Republic is renamed Mali
  • September 22, 1975 – Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is stopped by the Secret Service
  • September 22, 1979 – Prince Edward Islands experiences a bright flash, resembling the detonation of a nuclear weapon, but the cause is never determined
  • September 22, 1980 – Iraq invades Iran
  • September 22, 1991 – For the first time, the Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public
  • September 22, 1993 – The deadliest train wreck in Amtrak history kills forty seven passengers when a barge strikes a railroad bridge near Mobile, Alabama
  • September 22, 1995 – After multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff, an E-3B AWACS crashes outside of Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, killing all 24 on board
  • September 22, 2013 – At least 75 people are killed in a suicide bombing at a Christian church in Peshawar, Pakistan

September 22: Music Events

  • September 22, 1964 – Fiddler on the Roof makes its Broadway musical debut at the Imperial Theatre
  • September 22, 1985 – The first Farm Aid concert to benefit American farmers trying to survive amidst a National Agricultural crisis happens in Champaign, Illinois
  • September 22, 2012 – We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift hits its third week at #1 on the Hot 100
  • September 22, 2015 – The Happy Birthday copyright is ruled invalid which puts the song into the public domain
  • September 22, 2018 – Paul Simon does a final show on his farewell tour in his hometown of Queens, New York
  • September 22, 2018 – The album Egypt Station by Paul McCartney hits #1 in America

September 22: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for September 22 is Libra.

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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