All About September 29th

All About September 29th

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

September 29th Holidays

  • Broadway Musicals Day
    September 29th is Broadway Musicals Day. Tell us your favorite show!
  • Confucius Day
    Confucius was an early Chinese philosopher. Celebrate Confucius Day on September 29th by learning more about this ancient philosopher, and read some of his teachings, quotes and sayings.
  • Goose Day (Michaelmas)
    Michaelmas, or the Feast of Michael and All Angels, is celebrated on September 29th each year. It falls near the equinox, so the day is associated with the beginning of autumn and the shortening of days; in England, it is one of the “quarter days”. The tradition of eating goose on this the day is said to bring prosperity and wealth to each family in the coming year. Learn more here: https://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Michaelmas/
  • National Attend Your Grandchild’s Birthday Day
    It’s important for grandparents to be part of your child’s life. It helps them stay young at heart, and help the children learn about family traditions and customs and to get to know their grandparents. 
  • National Coffee Day
    September 29th is National Coffee Day. Many restaurants will have deals on coffee today. Or you can just stay home, relax and enjoy a cup of coffee. And in case you don’t get enough today, hold tight because in two days, on October 1st, it’s International Coffee Day!
  • National Mocha Day
    On top of it being National Coffee Day today, it is also National Mocha day on September 29th. Which do you prefer?
  • National Poisoned Blackberries Day
    The story goes that Archangel Michael threw Lucifer from heaven and when the Devil hit the bottom he landed on a Blackberry bush and then spit on it in anger, thus poisoning Blackberries after September 29th. Thus, National Poisoned Blackberries Day.
  • VFW Day
    On September 29th, National VFW Day honors the men and women devoted to this valuable organization (Veterans of Foreign Wars) and those members who have served our nation. Learn more at https://www.vfw.org/.
  • World Heart Day
    The World Heart Federation says that, “Harnessing the power of digital health to improve awareness, prevention and management of CVD globally is our goal for Word Heart Day 2021. Harnessing the power of digital health to improve awareness, prevention and management of CVD globally is our goal for Word Heart Day 2021.” Learn more at https://world-heart-federation.org/world-heart-day/.

September 29th Horoscope is Libra

  • Date range: September 23 – October 22
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  • Element: Air
  • Quality: Cardinal
  • Color: Pink, Green
  • Ruler: Venus
  • Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
  • Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
  • Famous Libras: Neve Campbell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Efron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Sarandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue, Naomi Watts, Mira Sorvino.

September 29th History

A list of September 29th historical events, famous birthdays, #1 songs and movies and other random trivia.

  • 1789 – The 1st United States Congress adjourns.
  • 1935 – Jerry Lee Lewis is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist was born in Ferriday, LA.
  • 1947 – The #1 song was Near You by Francis Craig and His Orchestra.
  • 1956 – The #1 movie was The Best Things in Life Are Free.
  • 1957 – Andrew Dice Clay, American comedian, was born in Brooklyn, New York, NY. 
  • 1859 – Hermann M. Biggs, American physician who pioneered the use of bacteriological studies in the field of public health for the prevention and control of contagious diseases was born.
  • 1962  – A report by the department of Labor Statistics shows that the average weekly take home pay of a factory worker with three dependents is now $94.87.
  • 1968 – The #1 movie was Funny Girl starring Barbara  Streisand.
  • 1974 – The #1 song was Rock Me Gently by Andy Kim.
  • 1975 – WGPR becomes the first black-owned-and-operated television station in the US.
  • 1981 – The #1  movie was Raiders of the Lost Ark.
  • 1986 – The #1 song according to PlaybackFm was Stuck with You by Huey Lewis and the News.
  • 1994 – Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, popular singer known as Halsey, was born in Edison, NJ.

  • 1997 – British scientists have confirmed the link between Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (vCJD) in humans and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) found in cows.
  • 1998 –  A hand controller for a video game was patented as Design Patent Number 398,938 to Keith E. Thurston and Kenneth G. Thurston.
  • 2009 – A tsunami with waves that measured 46 ft high hit the Samoan coast after being triggered by An 8.1-magnitude earthquake near the Samoan Islands. It damaged communities, beach villages and harbors in Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga leaving nearly 200 deaths.
  • 2013 – The #1 song according to PlaybackFm was Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus.
  • 2017 – The #1 movie was Blade Runner 2049.
  • 2020 – Trending on Twitter is #CovidTrends with updates about Covid-19 stats.

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