Celebrates the anniversary of the 19th constitutional amendment ratified in 1920 granting women the right to vote. Formerly known as Woman Suffrage Day. women.comINFOSHARE
Lyndon B. Johnson's Birthday. Yearly.
Day to remember the 36th president of the U.S., who became president on November 22nd, 1963 following the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He is remembered for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the War on Poverty, creating the Department of Housing and Urban Development and for passing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He presided during the deepening U.S. involvement in Vietnam. He was born in Texas in 1908 and died in Texas on January 22nd, 1973. lbjlib.utexas.eduINFOSHARE
Labor Day. 1st Monday in September Yearly.
Honors working people and celebrates their history and accomplishments. Essentially identical to the European May Day celebrated on May 1st. First observed in NYC on 1882.09.05 by the Knights of Labor. dol.govSHARE
National Grandparents Day (since 1978). Yearly. First Sunday after Labor day. UNCONFIRMED
Rosh Hashanah. Jewish New Year (5779). -2019.09.11 Yearly. Sunset to sunset. UNCONFIRMED
"Head of the year" in Hebrew, this day commemorates the creation of the world. It is celebrated on Tishri 1 by the Hebrew calendar, which falls in early autumn. Rosh Hashanah begins the penitential season, culminating ten days later on Yom Kippur. The synagogue service includes the blowing of the Shofar (ram's horn), and liturgy stressing the sovereignty of God. It is customary on the first day, to go to a river or pond, and there to recite tashlich, scriptural verses about repentance and forgiveness. Introspect and resolve to do better. chabad.org/holidayshebcal.com/holidaysINFOSHARE
Patriot Day. Yearly.
Remembers the attacks on this day in 2001 resulting in huge casualties, the destruction of the twin World Trade Center towers in New York, and damage to the Pentagon outside Washington DC. It honors those individuals who lost their lives, and those who responded in the crisis. Observed with flags at half-staff, a moment of silence. Some closings may occur, though it is not a designated federal or civil holiday. Public Law No: 107-89 signed 2001.12.18, initially dubbed Remembrance Day due to pre-existing "Patriot's Day" war of independence related holiday. voicesofsept11.orgPHOTOSINFOSHARE
Yom Kippur. Jewish Day of Atonement. -2019.09.19 Yearly. Sunset to sunset. UNCONFIRMED
Celebrated on Tishri 10 of the Hebrew calendar, which falls in early autumn. This Sabbath of Sabbaths is observed by fasting, confession to God of sins committed during the last year, and prayers for forgiveness. Observance begins with the evening Kol Nidre service of repentance. Strictly speaking, one has not atoned until forgiven by the wronged party. Give to charity, reflect, change, and for 24hrs do not eat, no leather, bathing, romance or frivolity. chabad.org/holidaysINFOSHARE