All About September 4th
Holidays, Horoscope and Triva
September 4th Holidays
- Eat an Extra Dessert Day
Today on September 4th undo your belts because you are going to be encouraged to eat an extra dessert today! Why? Not sure but either way I’m sure no one is complaining.
- National Macadamia Nut Day
Today on September 4th we celebrate National Macadamia Nut Day. Here is a recipe to help you celebrate! Super-Chunk White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
- National Wildlife Day
National Wildlife Day is celebrated on February 22nd and September 4th. This day was founded in 2005 by animal behaviorist and philanthropist Colleen Paige. This day is meant to bring awareness to endangered animals around the world. This day, used to be celebrated just on September 4th but February 22nd was added to double awareness and to honor the memory and birthday of Wildlife expert, Steve Irwin.
- National Newspaper Carrier Day
The Sun‘s publisher Benjamin Day hired the first paperboy on September 4th, 1833. Ten year old Barney Flaherty answered an advertisement for the job and even though they were looking for a man for the job, Benjamin decided to hire Barney and he became the first paperboy. So today we thank those paperboys who bring us our papers every week!
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September 4th Horoscope Sign is Virgo
Dates: August 23 – September 22
Symbol: Maiden Virgin
Colord: Grey, Beige, Pale-Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 5, 14, 15, 23, 32
Personality Traits: Very hard working and very loyal. Perfectionist to a fault, can be critical of others.
Famous Virgos: Michael Jackson, Paul Walker, Cameron Diaz, Mother Theresa, Stephen King, Warren Buffet, John McCain, Leo Tolstoy, Van Morrison. Chandra Wilson, Aaron Paul, Richard Gere, Bebe Rexha. Beyonce, Damon Wayans.
September 4th Trivia
- 1888 – A man named George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak and receives a patent for his camera that uses roll film.
- 1923 – Maiden flight of the first U.S. airship, the USS Shenandoah.
- 1957 – The Ford Motor Company introduces the Edsel.
- 1960 – Damon Wayans, American comedian was born in NYC, New York.
- 1972 – Mark Spitz, a competitive swimmer, becomes the first competitor to win seven medals at a single Olympic Games.
- 1981 – Beyoncé, American singer-songwriter was born in Houston, Texas.
- 1983 – Yannick Carrasco, Soccer player was born in Ixelles, Belgium.
- 1985 – The discovery of Buckminsterfullerene, the first fullerene molecule of carbon.
- 1998 – Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University.
- 2014 – Joan Rivers, American comedian, television host, and author passes away from Cerebral hypoxia at Mount Sinai, in NYC.
- 2018 – Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick hearings start with several Democrats with a shouting match. [CNN]