September

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September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with 30 days.

In Latin, septem means "seven" and septimus means "seventh"; September was in fact the seventh month of the Roman calendar until 153 BCE, when the first month changed from Kalendas Martius (1 March) to Kalendas Januarius (1 January).[1] In the Northern hemisphere, the beginning of the meteorological autumn is 1 September[2].

September marks the beginning of the ecclesiastical year in the Eastern Orthodox Church.[citation needed] September begins on the same day of the week as December every year, because there are 91 days separating September and December, which is a multiple of seven (the number of days in the week).

Events in September

Miscellanea

Symbols

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References

  1. Roman Calendar
  2. http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/climatechange/guide/effects/seasons.html
  3. President Bush Proclaims September 11 as Patriot Day
  4. Whitehouse press release, September 4, 2003: Patriot Day, 2003
  5. National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2007
  6. Mexico's Independence Day - September 15
  7. National Heroes Day (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
  8. CIA - The World Factbook - Saint Kitts and Nevis
  9. http://www.canada.gc.ca/whats/nel_ng_e.html#9
  10. ancestry.com
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "September". Encyclopædia Britannica (Eleventh ed.). Cambridge University Press.  </noinclude>
  12. http://www.shgresources.com/gems/birthflowers
  13. http://www.birthdays.sc/articles,birthday-flowers-and-birth-stones-add-to-south-carolina-birthday-celebrations/
  14. http://www.flowerstower.com/singleflower.php?name=Forget-me-not