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Calendar day; September 1, 2015

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Tuesday, the 1st of September, 2015 is the 244th day in 2015 and in the 36th calendar week.
Hispanic Heritage Month
September 1 – 30, 2015 in the USA
National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed in September 2015. National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate the group’s heritage and culture.
Generally the term includes all persons in the United States who self-identify as Hispanic or Latino. Latin American population has origins in all the continents and has ancestries including many Native American cultures.
Hispanics or Latinos constitute 16.9% of the total United States population, or 53 million people, making it home to the largest community of Spanish speakers outside of Mexico according to the Pew Research Hispanic Center, surpassing Argentina, Colombia, and Spain within the last decade.
International Enthusiasm Week
September 1 – 7, 2015 in the World
It’s International Enthusiasm Week!! September 1st through the 7th, celebrate life with gusto. This week, display genuine enthusiasm to every person, every project, and every possibility that comes your way. It will change your week, your month, your year, your life.
“Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” – Dale Carnegie
National Nutrition Week (India)
September 1 – 7, 2015 in Inda
The Government of India, under the Ministry of  Women and Child Development, has been celebrating National Nutrition Week in the first week of September every year since 1982. The objective is to increase the awareness among public on the role of Nutrition in general health and how it impacts overall productivity, economic growth and national development.
General Events:
International Day of Awareness for the Dolphins of Taiji
September 1, 2015 in the World
September 1st marked the beginning of the annual dolphin drive hunt in Taiji, Japan – an eight month long killing spree made infamous in the 2009 award-winning documentary The Cove.  On average, the Taiji dolphin drive will result in the death of over 1,000 dolphins and the capture of 200 dolphins for the captivity trade.
Although the powerful Japan Fisheries Agency maintains that the yearly Taiji dolphin drive is an important part of Japan’s “food culture”, the drive itself is fueled primarily through the profits from sales to the multi-million dollar marine mammal captivity industry.  A dolphin slaughtered for meat, for example, fetches around $600 on the market, while those destined for aquariums or marine parks can be sold for up to $300,000.
Where is International Day of Awareness for the Dolphins of Taiji?
Worldwide
Emma M. Nutt Day
September 1, 2015 in the World
Emma M. Nutt Day is observed on September 01, 2015 and is dedicated to the first female telephone operator. Furthermore this day honors the important work of the traditionally essential job of telephone drivers. On September 1, 1878 Emma M. Nutt started working for the Boston Telephone Dispatch Company and continued doing so for 33 years.
Shortly after Emma M. Nutt her sister Stella became the world’s second telephone operator. A telephone operator or switchboard operator had in early times of telephony the assignment to get incoming calls and connect them to the requested interlocutor by inserting a pair of phone plugs into the appropriate jack.
Where is the event?
Worldwide
National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day
September 1, 2015 in the USA
September is filled with many reasons to celebrate and some of the celebrations have “no rhyme or reason”.
Actually, National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day, which is annually celebrated on September 1, is celebrating words, in the English language, which do not rhyme with any other words.   These are words that poets try to avoid using at the end of a sentence.
For example, they are words such as: Orange; Month.
Make a list of words that you believe cannot be rhymed with, and check if you are correct.
Where is the event?
Nationwide USA
Natural events:
Beginning of Meteorological Autumn
September 1, 2015 in Northern Hemisphere
In meteorology for the Northern hemisphere, autumn or fall begins on September 01, 2015. It is also called the beginning of meteorological fall. Autumn marks the transition from summer into winter when the arrival of night becomes noticeably earlier. The meteorological seasons are divided according to the calendar months. In the period before computers it simplified statistics. Therefore, meteorologists consider autumn to be the months of September, October and November.
Autumn in poetry has often been associated with melancholy. The possibilities of summer are gone on early fall, and the chill of winter is on the horizon. Skies turn grey, and many people turn inward, both physically and mentally.
Autumn leaf color is a phenomenon that affects the normally green leaves of many deciduous trees and shrubs by which they take on, during a few weeks in the autumn season, one or many colors that range from red to yellow. The phenomenon is commonly called fall colors and autumn colors. In some areas of Canada and the United States, “leaf peeping” tourism is a major contribution to economic activity. This tourist activity occurs between the beginning of color changes and the onset of leaf fall.
Where is Beginning of meteorological autumn?
Worldwide Northern Hemisphere
Historical Events on 1st September:
462 – Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle.
1267 – Rabbi Moses Ben Nachman establishes a Jewish community in Jerusalem
1535 – French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Hochelaga (Montreal)
1661 – 1st Yacht race, England’s King Charles vs his brother James
1689 – Russia began taxing men’s beards
1715 – King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years—the longest of any major European monarch
1752 – Liberty Bell arrives in Phila
1804 – Juno, one of the largest main belt asteroids, was discovered by German astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding
1859 – A solar superstorm affects electrical telegraph service
1866 – Last Navaho chief Manuelito turns himself in at Fort Wingate
1875 – A murder conviction effectively forces the violent Irish anti-owner coal miners, the “Molly Maguires”, to disband
1878 – 1st female telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston)
1898 – Lord Kitchener’s troops attack Omdurman, Sudan
1905 – Wilfrid Laurier oversees Alberta and Saskatchewan joining the Confederation of Canada
1914 – The last passenger pigeon, a female named Martha, dies in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo
1915 – The German ambassador to the US pledges again that German submarines will no longer sink liners without warning and providing safety of passengers and crew following the sinking of the British liner “Arabic”
1920 – France creates Greater Lebanon
1923 – 7.9 earthquake strikes Tokyo & Yokohama, kills 142,000
1939 – Hitler orders extermination of mentally ill
1939 – Switzerland proclaims neutrality
1943 – Chiang Kai-shek again becomes Chairman of the Nationalist Government of China
1945 – Japan surrenders ending WW II (US date, 2nd September in Japan)
1948 – Communist form North China People’s Republic
1961 – 1st conference of neutral countries held in Belgrade
1961 – The Eritrean War of Independence officially begins with the shooting of the Ethiopian police by Hamid Idris Awate
1963 – Language laws in Belgium goes into effect causing a riot
1971 – Qatar declares independence from Britain
1982 – Palestinian Liberation Organization leaves Lebanon
1983 – Korean Boeing 747, flight 007, strays into Siberia & is shot down by a Soviet jet
1995 – New York reinstates the death penalty
2004 – The Beslan school hostage crisis begins when armed terrorists take hundreds of school children and adults hostage in the Russian town of Beslan in North Ossetia

 

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