September in Pop Culture History

Observances, and Celebration:

National Ovarian Cancer Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
National Wine Month
Mushroom Month
National Piano Month
Self Improvement Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Rice Month
Potato Month
National Suicide Prevention Week (Week of Sept. 10)
Tolkien Week (Week of Sept. 22)
Banned Books Week (Last week of Sept.)
Random Acts of Kindness Day (Sept. 1)
Blueberry Popsicle Day (Sept. 2)
Welsh Rarebit Day (Sept. 3)
Newspaper Carrier Day (Sept. 4)
Cheese Pizza Day (Sept. 5)
Beer Lover’s Day (Sept. 7)
International Literacy Day (Sept. 8)
Wonderful Weirdo’s Day (Sept. 9)
Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10)
Emergency Number Day (Sept. 11, 9 11)
Mindfulness Day (Sept. 12)
Green Onion’s Birthday (Sept. 13)
Eat a Hoagie Day (Sept. 14)
Free Money Day (Sept. 15)
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer (Sept. 16)
Monte Cristo Sandwich Day (Sept. 17)
World Water Monitoring Day (Sept. 18)
International Talk Like a Pirate Day (Sept. 19)
Rum Punch Day (Sept. 20)
Pecan Cookie Day (Sept. 21)
Dear Diary Day (Sept. 22)
Celebrate Bisexuality Day (Sept. 23)
Lobster Day (Sept. 25)
Better Breakfast Day (Sept. 26)
Corned Beef Hash Day (Sept. 27)
Fish Tank Floorshow Night (Sept. 28)
Coffee Day (Sept. 29)
World Heart Day (Sept. 29)
Ask a Stupid Question Day (Last Weekday of Sept.)

Notable Events:

1504 – Michelangelo’s David was revealed

1908 – Debut of Ford’s Model T

1928 – First Appearance of Mickey Mouse

1937 – Publication of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

1952 – Publication of Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

1960 – Premiere of The Flinstones

1960 – Cassius Clay won the Olympic gold medal in boxing

1962 – The Beatles record their first single ‘Love Me Do’

1963 – First appearance of The X-Men

1963 – First appearance of The Avengers

1966 – Debut of Star Trek

1969 – First appearance of Falcon

1970 – Passing of Jimi Hendrix

1972 – Premiere of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

1984 – Premiere of Muppet Babies

1985 – Premiere of Star Wars: Ewoks and Star Wars: Droids

1986 – First appearance of The Watchmen

1986 – Premiere of Alf

1990 – Premiere of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

1992 – First appearance of War Machine

1993 – First appearance of Gen13

1994 – Premiere of Friends

1995 – eBay was founded

1996 – Debut of Nintendo 64

1998 – Google is founded

1999 – Debut of Saga Dreamcast

2014 – First appearance of Spider Gwen


10 Comments Add yours

    1. Green Onion says:

      Yeah me too. Pod Racer!


  1. Olaf Lesniak says:

    This is actually a very clever idea for a series. Love it and keep them coming!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Zezee says:

    Love this! Pretty cool series.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. For Tyeth says:

    May I be the first to wish you an early Happy Birthday! I love all the Sci-fi and Comic references you included. And out of curiosity, what colour is that Model T? Thanks Green Onion!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Green Onion says:

      Thanks! The Model T is a shade brighter than hot pink, I believe.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. For Tyeth says:

        Wow! The Force really is strong with me…I just read through this post and was about to leave a comment then I found I already had…last year! Well, many happy returns again on the 13th!! Thanks.


  4. Ola G says:

    Nice post! Do you have them for all months of the year? 🙂


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