The poem to remember the days of the month "Thirty days has September", taught to children to this day, is actually at least a 600-year-old poem, with the earliest known published forms written in Old English and Latin, from 1425 and 1488, respectively. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thi…
Dennis Leary's foundation, the Fund for New York's Bravest, has distributed over $2 million to the families of the 343 firemen killed in the September 11 attacks in 2001 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
Today I learned about the reality tv show 'Murder In Small Town X" whose finale aired on September 4, 2001. The winner of the show Ángel Juarbe Jr. ,who was a firefighter in NYC, would be dead a week later, one of the 343 NY firefighters killed at the World Trade Center. legacy.com/sept11/story.a…
On the 3 of September 1967 Swedish traffic switched from the left to the right side of the road. The event is known as "Dagen H" (Swedish for H Day), H standing for HΓΆgertrafikomlΓ€ggningen, or the Right-Hand Traffic Diversion. realscandinavia.com/this-…
It is the second time Tokyo Olympics did not happen according to schedule. The 1940 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XII Olympiad, were originally scheduled to be held from September 21 to October 6, 1940, in Tokyo, Japan, but were cancelled due to the outbreak of WWII. wikipedia.org/wiki/1940_S…
The Empire State Building's antenna was originally designed to be a dock for zepplin airships. It was used only once in September 1931 and abandoned entirely after the Hindenburg incident. airspacemag.com/daily-pla…
When Wheel of Fortune first aired in September 1973, the contestants would try to earn the money for the prizes that they themselves picked out. youtube.com/watch?v=GKReb…
In June and September 1963, President Kennedy federalized thousands of Alabama National Guardsmen in order to enforce desegregation in Alabama and end Governor Wallace's blockade of the University of Alabama and an Alabaman public school history.com/.amp/this-day…
Bond girl Maryam d'Abo from "The Living Daylights", the sweet and vulnerable Czechoslovakian cellist and would-be sniper who falls for James Bond, appeared in a Bond-themed Playboy cover and multi-page pictorial in the September 1987 issue en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Today I learned about Francine Gottfried, a clerical worker on Wall Street whose curvaceous figure gave her international fame as 'Wall Street's Sweater Girl'. On September 19th 1968 over 5,000 spectators gathered to watch Gottfried walk to work. Trading came to a virtual halt and police shut down the road. sweatergirlsociety.org/fr…
In the evening of September 11, 2001, a man named Henryk Siwiak was murdered in New York City. Since the entire police department was focused on the attacks, little investigation took place. His death remains unsolved and the killer was never found. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hen…
9 of the 10 most common birthdays in the world are in September, with conception happening in the third or fourth week of December. worldatlas.com/articles/t…
The first American newspaper, Publick Occurrences, was published September 25, 1690 poynter.org/reporting-edi…
When Nintendo was formed, there were only 38 US states in the Union. The company that would go on to bring us Super Mario and PokΓ©mon was formed in September of 1889. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nin…
Today I learned about Dagen H day. On September 3, 1967 Sweden switched from driving on the left-hand side of the road to the right, causing a brief but monumental traffic jam. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dag…
Today I learned of Lucy Ann Johnson, a woman who disappeared in September 1961. Her husband reported her missing in 1965, and he was suspected of her murder. In 2013, Johnson was found alive. She said that she had left because her husband had been abusive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc…
Red Summer: January 1 and September 14, 1919, white mobs lynched at least 43 African Americans, with 16 hanged and others shot; while another 8 men were burned at the stake. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red…
The creator of Frasier was killed on September 11th when his plane crashed into the North Tower. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav…
In 1750 the Julian Calendar was replaced by the Gregorian Calendar, changing the formula for calculating leap years. The beginning of the legal new year was moved from March 25 to January 1. Finally, 11 days were dropped from the month of September 1752. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cal…
Every year on September 11, firefighters in the United States will climb 110 flights of stairs in full gear in buildings or at the gym to remember the 343 firefighters who lost their lives that day. www-m.cnn.com/2018/09/11/…
September from 1752 had only 19 days mentalfloss.com/article/5…
9 of the 10 most common birthdays in the United States are in September. rd.com/culture/september-…
On September 6, 1997, approximately 2.5 billion people around the world watched Princess Diana's funeral on TV history.com/this-day-in-h…
About The Battle Of Blair Mountain - the largest labor uprising in United States history and the largest organized armed uprising since the American Civil War. For five days from late August to early September 1921, some 10,000 armed coal miners confronted 3,000 police and strike-breakers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
The β€œpurple paint law” became official in Texas on September 1, 1997. It’s a warning signified by painting fence posts purple that trespassers can be held criminally liable for entering the property without the express permission of the owner. uslawshield.com/purple-pa…
Spot, the robot, was launched by Boston Dynamics on September 2019. It can monitor construction sites, provide remote inspection at gas, oil and power installations, and be used in public safety. (2:01). youtube.com/watch?v=wlkCQ…
George harrinson got the first number one hit with " my sweet lord" in december 1970, then mccartney with "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” in September 1971, then ringo with "Photograph” in November 1973 and finally john with "Whatever Gets You Thru the Night,” feat. Elton John november 1974 cheatsheet.com/entertainm…
In a September 2019 study, scientists rated Australia as the safest place to refuge against an extreme pandemic onlinelibrary.wiley.com/d…
Pakistan used Indian currency notes from 1947 to 1948, Indian notes were stamped with β€˜Government of Pakistan’ title | The Reserve Bank of India acted as the common currency authority for India and Pakistan until September 1948 insider.pk/business/money…
In September 1939, at the onset of World War II. The Night Watch was detached from its frame and rolled around a cylinder. The rolled painting was stored for four years in a special safe that was built to protect many works of art in the caves of Maastricht, Netherlands. cacciucco.nl/english/the_…
The longest song being performed, described as cataclysmic, played it's last note in 2013 and will play it's next note September 5th, 2020! youtube.com/watch?v=afhSD…
On the night of September 10th, 2001, an artist by the name Monika Bravo filmed 7 hours of footage of a thunderstorm from the 91st floor of the WTC North Tower. She took the raw footage home with her that night. The next morning, both towers collapsed. The video she edited is found here: rendering.911memorial.org…
In September 1332 Edward Balliol, pretender to the Scottish throne, was attacked in the night by Scots rebels and narrowly escaped by riding bareback, naked from the waist down, all the way from Annan to Carlisle (about 18 miles). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sie…
During the pre-game broadcast of a September 27, 2009 MLB game between the Mariners and the Blue Jays, announcer Mike Blowers eerily predicted a players 1st homerun with uncanny accuracy. youtube.com/watch?v=gjBfs…
The Ethiopian calendar is 7-8 years behind the Gregorian calendar, meaning that the current year in that calendar is 2012. It has a thirteenth month, consisting of five days, or six in leap years. Also, the first day of the year is on September 11, or on September 12 in leap years. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eth…
In 1752, 11 days of the month of September in North America were skipped in order to transition to the Gregorian calendar from the Julian calendar because the Julian calendar didn't calculate leap years well. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/175…
Today I learned of Vicente Guerrero, who was the 2nd president of Mexico, and the first Mexican president of African decent. One of his first acts was the immediate abolition of slavery on September 16, 1829. blackpast.org/african-ame…
Abraham Lincoln was almost in a saber duel with James Shield on September 22, 1842 until John J. Hardin and Dr. R.W. English ceased the hostilities between the two. historynet.com/abraham-li…
Eberhard and Tarpenning were the original founders and incorporated Tesla, while Musk, Straubel and Wright joined in a Series A round later on. A lawsuit settlement agreed to by Eberhard and Tesla in September 2009 allows all five to call themselves founders. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tes…
The Boeing B-52, which was introduced in 1955, has continued to be supported and upgraded by Boeing ever since. Not only this, but as of September of last year the U.S. military has confirmed plans to update the planes so that they will be in service until the 2050's. popularmechanics.com/mili…
On the morning of the September 11 attacks, several of the hijackers were selected for extra screening of their checked bags, before they boarded American Airlines Flight 11 at Logan International Airport. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
In September 2010, California passed the Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution bill, creating the first day in U.S. history to be named after an Asian American. content.time.com/time/nat…
Out of the 50,000 workers that could have been in the world trade centre on September 11th 2001, only around 19,000 were there that day for two main reasons; because people were late taking their kids to the first day of school and voting at local polling station for the mayoral election 911memorial.org/museum
In 1752, the United States did not have a September 3rd-13th as they transitioned from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
In a legal battle after the September 11th attacks, the leaseholder of the WTC claimed that he was owed double insurance payments, as each attack was a separate event, but lost in court, in which the jury decided it was actually one attack cnn.com/2004/LAW/04/29/at…
Miss September 2017 Jessica Wall was shocked to learn that she was the last Playmate picked by Hugh Hefner before his passing. Hefner picked the Playmates for the magazine since the first issue in 1953, which featured Marilyn Monroe on the cover 411mania.com/movies/jessi…
Today I learned of Operation Dawn Raid, where Malaysia acquired Guthrie on 7 September 1981, the oldest and 2nd largest plantation company on London Stock Exchange by surprise. cilisos.my/the-greatest-h…
The last thing on BBC Television before it was switched off on the eve of the Second World War was a Mickey Mouse show which was aired at around 12.35pm on 1st September 1939. Seven years later BBC Television returned with a repeat of the same Mickey Mouse programme. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_ne…
According to the Talmud (central text of Rabbinic Judaism and the primary source of Jewish religious law), the 'deadline' by which the Messiah (future redeemer of the Jewish people) must appear is 6000 years from creation, between 29 September 2239 to 16 September 2240. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mes…
In September 1554 Mary I of England started to show the first signs of pregnancy. When by July the following year she still hadn't given birth, the Venetian ambassador Giovanni Michieli mocked that the pregnancy would more likely "end in wind rather than anything else". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
July through October are the busiest birth months, with August or September typically having the highest number of births. It appears more babies are conceived during the winter months unitypoint.org/livewell/a…
Today I learned of the song "September When It Comes" written by Rosanne Cash and performed with her father Johnny Cash on her 2003 album "Rules of Travel". Johnny Cash would in fact pass in September of that year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rul…
The Jetsons original run consisted of only 24 episodes that first aired on ABC from September 1962 to March 1963. Reruns of those episodes were broadcast on Saturday mornings on ABC (1963-64);CBS (1964–65 and 1969–71) and NBC (1965–67; 1971–76; 1979–81 and 1982–83). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
From September 2012 to Jan 2016, US Soybean prices collapsed by 50%. macrotrends.net/2531/soyb…
September 9th is the most common birthday in the United States time.com/4933041/most-pop…
Phil Perry, performer of the "Goof Troop" theme song, was scheduled to perform a lunch-hour jazz concert to promote a new album inside the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. laphil.com/musicdb/artist…
The space shuttle Enterprise was originally planned to be named Constitution and unveiled on Constitution Day, September 17, 1976, but Star Trek fans convinced President Gerald Ford to name it the Enterprise. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
Today I learned of the Straw Hat Riot of 1922. Angry mobs roamed NYC destroying straw hats and beating the men who wore them after the socially acceptable date of September 15th. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Str…
The Queen's English Society is a charity that aims to keep the English language safe from perceived declining standards. In June 2012 the Society announced its closure because of declining participation, but it continued to exist, as volunteers filled the committee in September 2012. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Que…
The proposed film sequel to Forrest Gump, Gump and Co.'s script was submitted on September 10, 2001, one day before 9/11; the attacks the next day shelved the film for good yahoo.com/entertainment/f…
Earth Wind & Fire made a song called β€œDecember” that is basically β€œSeptember” with Christmas lyrics youtu.be/CjCWhwdnCd0
On September 8, 2009, Sgt. Dakota Meyer disobeyed a direct order to pull back from his position so he could rescue wounded soldiers from a firefight a mile away. He ended up going back five times, saving the lives of 36 soldiers, saying β€œThat’s what you do for a brother”. salem-news.com/articles/d…
The movie Big Trouble was originally scheduled for release on September 21, 2001, and had a strong advertising push. The September 11 attacks of that year made the film's comedic smuggling of a nuclear device onto an airplane unpalatable. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big…
On September 11th, 2001, Officer John Perry of the NYPD went to headquarters to file retirement paperwork. When he heard the explosion at the world trade center he immediately responded and was later killed when one of the towers collapsed. He was the only off-duty officer killed on 9/11. odmp.org/officer/15820-po…
Today I learned of Joseph Trombino, Brinks truck driver, who narrowly survived an armed robbery in 1983 and the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, only to be killed in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 nyjnews.com/911victims/vi…
Juul has a 72% market share of the e-cigarette market in the United States as of September 2018. On December 20, 2018, Altria (formerly Phillip Morris), one of the world's largest cigarette manufacturers, bought 35% of Juul for $12.8 billion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juu…
Today I learned about Roselle, a seeing-eye dog that led her blind owner, Michael Hingson, down 1,463 steps from the 78th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. Dog and owner exited just before the South Tower collapsed, and both survived. rd.com/advice/pets/heroic…
Today I learned of Butcher of Cesena, a military commander acting on papal authorization, who ordered the massacre of 3,000 - 8,000 civilians in town of Cesena in 1377, only to be elected pope at Fondi on 20 September 1378 by the French cardinals in opposition to Urban VI, thus becoming Antipope Clement VII. peoplepill.com/people/ant…
Asteriod 2011 ES4 is expected to pass about 75,000 km or 46,000 mi from Earth on September 1, 2020 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/201…
The September 11 terror attacks on the WTC released a dust cloud of toxic asbestos fibers across Manhattan, with an estimated 410,000 people exposed. It is believed lung cancer and mesothelioma cases in the city will reach a peak in the year 2041 (four decades after 9/11) asbestos.com/world-trade-…
Today I learned about ThΓ©roigne de MΓ©ricourt, she was among the first group of people who argued for equal rights for both sexes. She was a feminist even before the term was first coined in 1837. She had a subsequent mental breakdown, was certified insane and put into an asylum in September, 1794. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The United States has officially been in a continuous state of emergency since the September 11th Attacks. federalregister.gov/docum…
There was Nazi German - Soviet parade in September of 1939. It marked the withdrawal of German troops to the demarcation line secretly agreed to in the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ger…
Earth Wind & Fire, the creators of the song 'September' uploaded another song titled 'December' in late 2014, almost 36 years after the original song came out. youtube.com/watch?v=CjCWh…
The wood frogs of Alaska freeze for seven months β€” starting in September β€” then thaw and hop away latimes.com/science/scien…
Piggly Wiggly was the first true self-service grocery store. Before their founding in September 6, 1916, grocery stores did not allow their customers to gather their own goods. Instead, a customer would give a list of items to a clerk, who would then go through the store, gathering them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig…
Black Swan Theory is when an event that comes as a surprise, has a major effect, and is often inappropriately rationalized after the fact with the benefit of hindsight. World War I, the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and the September 11, 2001 attacks are examples of black swan events. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
On September 24, 1978, Boba Fett made his first public debut. He marched in the San Anselmo Country Fair parade. starwars.com/news/the-rea…
The original Windows XP commercial was abandoned less than 2 months before launch. The commercial had flying people, which was deemed in bad taste after September 11, 2001 devblogs.microsoft.com/ol…
My Chemical Romance lead singer Gerard Way created the Spider-Man character Peni Parker. Gerard originally wanted to become a comic book artist but was inspired to see the world, write songs and make a difference after the September 11 attacks. rollingstone.com/culture/…
The town of Rjukan, Norway receives no natural sunlight from September to March due to the steep mountains that surround it. They've installed 3 large mirrors to reflect light into the town's square. The mirrors track the sun's path and move every 10 secs to create a 600m squared pool of light. visitrjukan.com/en/attrac…
The first and only album by The Moldy Peaches was released on September 11, 2001. It contained a song called β€œNyc’s Like a Graveyard”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The most successful submarine during WWII was the German u-boat U-48, which during two years of active service (September 1939 to June 1941) sank 55 ships. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ger…
Florence Green died in 2012 at 110 and was the last known surviving veteran of the First World War. She joined the Royal Air Force; the Women's Royal Air Force in September 1918 at the age of 17, where she served as an officers' mess steward en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flo…
Today I learned about Victoria Woodhull, the traveling psychic that gave American tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt advice on investing in the gold market. Following her advice, Vanderbilt made a profit of $1.3 million, withdrawing just before the gold market crash of Black Friday on September 24, 1869. archive.nytimes.com/www.n…
John P. O'Neill, counter terror expert and head of FBI National Security Division who spent many years investigating Al Qaeda, retired in early August 2001 and started his new job later that same month - as Head of Security at the World Trade Center. He died there on September 11. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
On September 10th, 2001, The Onion newspaper celebrated completing their first New York issue which was to be published the next morning. For obvious reasons, it was never released. yahoo.com/news/blogs/cutl…
The Nazi Party planned to hold a rally on September 2-11, 1939 to illustrate their desire for peace to other countries. It was cancelled on short notice, because on September 1st, Germany invaded Poland en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nur…
Many PBS stations across the US switched to all children's programming after the September 11th attacks in order to "provide children a safe harbor from continuous news coverage of the attacks." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
"Delta State" debuted September 11, 2004 on the Canadian cartoon television network. It is the first animated television series to be entirely rotoscoped. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Del…
In order to receive compensation from the original September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, the recipients had to agree not to sue the airlines whose planes were hijacked in the attacks. digitalcommons.wayne.edu/…
A 1997 episode of Frasier exclaimed that September 11th was β€˜Frasier Crane Day’. Four years later, the show’s creator David Angell would go on to be one of the casualties of 9/11 kacl780.net/frasier/trans…
On September 11th, 2001 when the US Airspace was shutdown following the attacks, Canada took in 255 flights bound for the USA making this known as Operation Yellow Ribbon. There were over 30,000 people on all 200 flights. Many Canadians hosted the passengers at home for several days. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
There's a thunderstorm named Hector the Convector that forms nearly every day from September through March on the Tiwi Islands in Australia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hec…
Right after President William McKinley was shot in September 1901 a surgeon was called upon to help him. The surgeon didn't know it was for the president and said,"Don't you see, I can't leave. I am in the middle of a case even if it were for the President of the United States" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ros…
On September 15, 2009, Comedy Central re-broadcasted South Park's 'Fishsticks' episode for two straight hours following the press attention towards Kanye West interrupting Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fis…
'Big Joey' Massino - boss of the Bonanno family, is the first official boss of a mafia family ever to violate the bloody code of omerta. He co-operated with the FBI in September of 2004 while awaiting the sentencing for ordering seven murders en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos…
Contrary to what the name suggests, the world famous german festival 'Oktoberfest' doesn't start in October, but in September. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okt…
Tom and Jerry were originally called Jasper and Jinx. The cartoon series has a total of 163 episodes and was first released on February 10, 1940. It continued until September 27, 2005. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom…

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