September 1 is the 244th day of the Gregorian calendar. On this day, St. Petersburg, Russia changed its name to Petrograd, Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea was first published, and the U.S.'s Air Force Space Command was formed. Famous birthdays include Zendaya, Chanel West Coast, and Gloria Estefan. September 1 also marks American Chess Day and College Colors Day.
We have 20 holidays listed for September 1.
American Chess Day
A game of strategy and skill, chess is played the world over by young and old.
Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day
We celebrate this day because building, securing, and zoning buildings is hard work.
Cherry Popover Day
Forget your worries and treat yourself to a scrumptious cherry popover on this holiday.
Ginger Cat Appreciation Day
See a ginger, pet a ginger! Let us celebrate our uniquely colored and affectionate feline companions.
International Cabernet Day
Get your wine glasses ready for some Cabernet this International Cabernet Day!
National Acne Positivity Day
Come and fall in love with yourself this National Acne Positivity Day!
National Child Identity Theft Awareness Day
This National Child Identity Theft Awareness Day, learn about protecting your children in a digitized world.
National No Rhyme Nor Reason Day
Put your thinking caps on and play around with words that don’t rhyme at all.
Pink Cadillac Day
Sideburns, hip thrusts, and a pink Cadillac — dare to live larger than life.
Slovakia Constitution Day
Slovakia Constitution Day is the perfect excuse to fill your belly with potato dumplings and beer.
Uzbekistan Independence Day
Get your passport ready for a trip through the pages of Uzbekistan's history.
Wattle Day was intended to promote and enhance patriotism in the then-new nation of Australia.
World Letter Writing Day
World Letter Writing Day is a day that is dedicated to expressing yourself in writing!
This award-winning actress has made a splash in Hollywood and has become an inspiration to all.
Dr. Phil’s Birthday
The doctor is in, so let’s learn more about psychologist and published author, Dr. Phil.
This accomplished singer and dancer has found favor with fans around the world.
Barry Gibb’s Birthday
We are staying alive thanks to this mega superstar’s musical genius! Let’s celebrate!