All About September 7th
Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia
September 7th Holidays
- Google Commemoration Day
In 1997, the domain name for Google was registered on September 15. With over $1 million raised by investors, they were incorporated in 1998. On September 7, they set up shop in California; the date becoming Google Commemoration Day.
- Grandma Moses Day
Anna Mary Robertson, aka Grandma Moses, became well known for her nostalgic paintings depicting rural American life. To celebrate her 100th birthday, New York governor Nelson Rockefeller declared September 7, 1960, as “Grandma Moses Day.”
- National Acorn Squash Day
September 7th is National Acorn Squash Day so here is an awesome recipe to help you celebrate. Maple Roasted Acorn Squash.
- National Beer Lover’s Day
Not that many of us need an excuse to enjoy a nice cold beer, but today September 7th you are encouraged to celebrate this frothy beverage! So here’s a toast to National Beer Lover’s Day. * Clink
- National Feel the Love Day
September 7th is another day to encourage partners to show a little extra love for one another.
- National Grateful Patient Day
September 7th is a day that encourages you to show your gratitude for health care workers and all they have done to help you or a family member. Visit http://www.gratefulpatient.org/ to learn more.
- National Neither Snow Nor Rain Day
September 7th commemorates the opening of the New York Post Office on September 7, 1914. There is an Inscription found over the entrance of the central post office in New York City that says, “Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”
- Salami Day
September 7th is a day to enjoy some cured and fermented meat that we know as salami.
September 7th 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 7th Trivia
- 923 – Suzaku, emperor of Japan is born.
- 1867 – J. P. Morgan Jr., American banker and philanthropist is born in Irvington, New York.
- 1876 – Jesse James and the James–Younger Gang attempt to rob a bank in Northfield, Minnesota, but are driven off by armed citizens.
- 1921 – The first ever Miss America Pageant, is held in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
- 1951 – Chrissie Hynde, American singer-songwriter and guitarist from the band, The Pretenders is born in Akron, Ohio.
- 1963 – Eazy-E, American rapper and producer was born in Compton, California.
- 1986 – Desmond Tutu becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa.
- 1997 – Maiden flight of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, a stealth tactical fighter aircraft.
- 2005 – Egypt holds its first-ever multi-party presidential election. won by Hosni Mubarak.
- 2008 – The United States government takes control of the two largest mortgage financing companies in the US, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
- 2012 – Canada officially cuts diplomatic ties with Iran by closing its embassy in Tehran because of purported human rights abuses.
- 2017 – The 8.2 Mw 2017 Chiapas earthquake strikes southern Mexico, killing at least 60 people.
- 2018 – Rapper Mac Miller has died at 26 of an apparent overdose shortly after tweeting the new release of a song. He was famous for rapping and for being Ariana Grande’s boyfriend for two years. [Fox]
- 2020 – Part of a sunken German WWII warship cruiser “Karlsruhe” that had been found 13 nautical miles from Kristiansand in Norway. [Reuters]
- 2020 – Serena Williams becomes first player to record 100 wins at Arthur Ashe Stadium. [Essentially Sport]
- 2020 – During the Trump Boat Parade in Texas, at least 5 boats sank due to smaller boats to take on water from the wakes of the bigger boats. (NPR)