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September Holidays in 2012
Long list of September holidays and special days celebrated in 2012.

By popular request, here is a long list of all of the special days celebrated in September 2012. If you prefer, you can explore September's special days by date. If you are interested in free, printable calendars, you can find them on this page. If you want to be one of the first to know when more holidays and other craft projects are posted, take a few moments to sign up for the Family Crafts Newsletter.

Month Long Observances

Week Long Observances

September 1st

September 2nd

  • Father's Day in Australia
    Celebrated on the first Sunday in September.

  • National Blueberry Popsicle Day

September 3rd

  • Barkley the Dog's Birthday
    Sesame Street Character.

  • Labor Day
    First Monday in September. Check out my page for this special day!

  • Skyscraper Day

  • Uncle Sam's Birthday
    Uncle Sam's image was first used on this day in 1813.

September 4th

  • Newspaper Carrier Day

September 5th

  • National Cheese Pizza Day

September 6th

  • Read a Book Day

September 7th

September 8th

September 9th

  • National Grandparents Day
    First Sunday after Labor Day in September. Check out my page for this special day!

  • Teddy Bear Day
    Check out my page for this special day!

September 10th

  • Swap Ideas Day

  • T.V. Dinner Day
    On this day, in 1954, Swanson sells it's first T.V. Dinner.

September 11th

  • Make Your Bed Day

  • Patriot Day
    World Trade Center Remembrance Day.

September 12th

  • National Chocolate Milk Shake Day

September 13th

September 14th

September 15th

  • Make A Hat Day

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
    Begins September 15 and ends October 15.

September 16th

September 17th

  • Citizenship Day
    Also known as Constitution Day.

  • National Apple Dumpling Day

September 18th

September 19th

  • Slimey the Worm's Birthday
    Sesame Street Character.

  • Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 20th

  • First Railroad Station Opened

September 21st

September 22nd

  • Band-Aid Invented
    In 1920.

  • Dear Diary Day

  • Elephant Appreciation Day

  • First Day of Autumn
    Check out my page for this special day!

  • Ice Cream Cone Invented
    In 1903. Check out my page for this special day!

  • U.S. Post Office Opened
    In 1789.

September 23rd

  • Checkers Day

  • Great American Pot Pie Day
    Sponsored by Marie Callender.

September 24th

  • First Toy Store Opened

  • National Bluebird of Happiness Day

  • National Punctuation Day

September 25th

September 26th

  • Johnny Appleseed's Birthday
    John Chapman born in 1774. Check out my page for this special day!

September 27th

  • Crush A Can Day

September 28th

  • Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
    Also called the Moon Festival.

  • Good Neighbor Day

  • Native American Day
    Fourth Friday in September.

  • First Airport Opened

September 29th

September 30th

  • Safety Pin Invented

| September Days By Date | Printable Calendars | Main Special Days Page |

This information is correct to the best of my knowledge. These dates are collected from many online and offline resources. Please do not email me asking me for more info about a date - All the information I have is posted here.

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