Saturday, September 8, 2012

Reasons to Stamp - Better Late than Never!

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month
All American Breakfast Month
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month
Baby Safety Month
Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
Better Breakfast Month
Bourbon Heritage Month
Cable TV Month
Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Children’s Good Manners Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Chili Peppers and Figs Month
Classical Music Month
College Savings Month
Ethnic Foods Month
Fall Hat Month
Fruits and Veggies More Matters Month
Go Wild During California Wild Rice Month
Great American Low-Cholesterol, Low-Fat Pizza Month
Gynecology Cancer Awareness Month
Happy Cat Month
Healthy Aging Month
International Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
International People Skills Month
International Self-Awareness Month
International Square Dancing Month
International Strategic Thinking Month
Jazz Month
Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
Marriage Health Month
Million Minute Family Challenge
Mold Awareness Month
National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month
National Apple Month
National Backpack Safety Month
National Bed Check Month
National Blueberry Popsicle Month
National Chicken Month
National Childhood Injury Prevention Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
National Cholesterol Education Month
National Coupon Month
National Courtesy Month
National DNA, Geonomics, and Stem Cell Education Month
National Food Safety Education Month
National Fruit and Veggies Month
National Head Lice Prevention Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month
National Honey Month
National Little League Month
National Menopause Awareness Month
National Mind Mapping Month
National Mushroom Month
National Organic Harvest Month
National Osteopathic Medicine Month
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Papaya Month
National Pediculosis Prevention Month
National Piano Month
National Preparedness Month
National Prime Beef Month
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
National Rice Month
National School Success Month
National Sewing Month
National Sickle Cell Awareness Month
National Skin Care Awareness Month
National Yoga Awareness Month
One-on-One Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Peas and Radishes Month
Pleasure Your Mate Month
Read-A-New-Book Month
Reunion Planning Month
Reyes Syndrome Awareness Month
Sea Cadet Month
Save the Koala Month
Schoolhouse Triangle Project Month
Self-Improvement Month
Shameless Promotion Month
Sports and Home Eye Safety Month
Subliminal Communications Month
Update Your Resume Month
Whole Grains Month
Women of Achievement Month
Women’s Friendship Month
World Animal Remembrance Month
WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
1st Week
Child Injury Prevention Week
International Enthusiasm Week
National Nutrition Week
National Waffle Week
Play Days
Self University Week
2nd Week
International Housekeepers Week
Line Dance Week
National Payroll Week
National Suicide Prevention Week
Popeye Week
3rd Week
Balance Awareness Week
Build a Better Image Week
Constitution Week
Deaf Awareness Week
JRR Tolkien Week
National Assisted Living Week
National Child Care Week
National Clean Hands Week
National Farm Animals Awareness Week
National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week
National Flower Week
Pollution Prevention Week
Prostate Cancer Awareness Week
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week
Turn Off Your TV Week
4th Week
American Massage Therapy Week
Banned Books Week
Equal Parents' Week
International Women’s E-Commerce Days
National Adult Immunization Week
National Dog Week
National Keep Kids Creative Week
National Love Your Files Week
National Rehabilitations Week
National Roller Skating Week
National Singles Week
Remember to Register to Vote Week
5th Week
Fall Astronomy Week
Great American Beer Week
National Chimney Safety Week
September 1st
Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day
Calendar Adjustment Day
Chicken Boy’s Day
Edgar Rice Burrough’s Birthday (1875)
Estee Lauder’s Birthday (1908)
Johann Pachelbel’s Birthday (1653)
Mary Had A Little Lamb Published (1830)
National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day
Padma Lakshmi’s Birthday (1970)
Rich Tips Test Day
Toy Tips Executive Toy Test Day
Yvonne de Carlo’s Birthday (1922)
September 2nd
First ATM (1969)
Great Fire of London (1666)
National Beheading Day
National Blueberry Popsicle Day
National Lazy Mom’s Day
Salma Hayek’s Birthday (1966)
US Treasury Established (1789)
V-J Day
September 3rd
Bathtub Race Day
First Professional Football Game (1895)
Great Fire of London (1666)
Labor Day
Sarah Orne Jewett’s Birthday (1849)
Skyscraper Day
Treaty of Paris Signed (1783)
Waffle Day
September 4th
Another Look Unlimited Day
Great Fire of London (1666)
Harvest Moon
Island of Manhattan Discovered (1609)
Newspaper Carrier Day
Oatmeal Day
Paul Harvey’s Birthday (1918)
Peter Rabbit’s Birthday (1893)
Richard Wright’s Birthday (1908)
Syd Hoff’s Birthday (1912)
September 5th
Be Late for Something Day
Bob Newhart’s Birthday (1929)
Cathy Guisewite’s Birthday (1960)
1st Continental Congress Assembled (1774)
Great Fire of London (1666)
National Cheese Pizza Day
September 6th
Do-It Day (Fight Procrastination)
Great Fire of London (1666)
Jane Curtain’s Birthday (1947)
Read a Book Day
September 7th
Al McGuire’s Birthday (1931)
Ann Beattie’s Birthday (1947)
Chrissie Hynde’s Birthday (1951)
Google Commemoration Day
Grandma Moses Day
International Angel Day
Julie Kavner’s Birthday (1951)
National Feel the Love Day
National Grandparents Day (First Sunday after Labor Day in September)
Neither Rain Nor Snow Day
Queen Elizabeth I’s Birthday (1533)
Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Salami Day
September 8th
Antonio Dvorak’s Birthday (1841)
Bald is Beautiful Day
Farmers’ Consumer Awareness Day
International Drive Your Studebaker Day
International Literacy Day
Jack Prelutsky’s Birthday (1940)
King Richard I’s Birthday (1157)
National Date Nut Bread
Pardon Day
Patsy Cline’s Birthday (1932)
Potato Day
Prairie Day
Virgin Mary Day
World Physical Therapy Day
September 9th
Hugh Grant’s Birthday (1960)
International Lace Day
Leo Tolstoy’s Birthday (1828)
Mario Batali’s Birthday (1960)
National Grandparent’s Day
National Hug Your Hound Day
Stand Up to Cancer Day
Teddy Bear Day
United Colonies renamed United States (1776)
Wonderful Weirdos Day
September 10th
Bill O’Reilly’s Birthday (1949)
Chris Columbus’ Birthday (1958)
Colin Firth’s Birthday (1960)
Karl Lagerfeld's Birthday (1938)
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day
Sewing Machine Patented (1846)
Swap Ideas Day
T.V. Dinner Day
World Suicide Prevention Day
September 11th
Creation of the Internet (1969)
D.H. Lawrence’s Birthday (1885)
Harry Connick’s Birthday (1967)
Libraries Remember Day
Make Your Bed Day
No News is Good News Day
O Henry’s Birthday (1862)
Patriot Day – World Trade Center Remembrance Day
Remember Freedom Day
Eleventh Anniversary of 9/11
September 12th
Alfred A. Knopf’s Birthday (1892)
Maurice Chevalier’s Birthday (1888)
Mushroom Days
National Chocolate Milk Shake Day
Popcorn Day
Video Games Day
September 13th
Claudette Colbert’s Birthday (1903)
Defy Superstition Day
Else Minarik’s Birthday (1920)
Fortune Cookie Day
International Chocolate Day
Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day
Milton Hershey’s Birthday (1857)
National Celiac Awareness Day
National Peanut Day
National Urban Eden Day
Positive Thinking Day
Roald Dahl’s Birthday (1916)
Scooby Doo's Birthday (First cartoon debuted)
Stella McCartney's Birthday (1971)
Uncle Same Day
Walter Reed’s Birthday (1851)
September 14th
Clayton Moore's Birthday (1914)
First Department Store Opens (Opened in 1848 by Alexander Stewart)
Johann Michael Hayden (1737)
National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day
Robert McCloskey’s Birthday (1914)
Stand Up to Cancer Day
Star-Spangled Banner Written (1814)
September 15th
Agatha Christie’s Birthday (1890)
America’s Day for Kids
Big Whopper Liar Day
Felt Hat Day
Greenpeace Day
International Coastal Cleanup Day
International Day of Democracy
International Dot Day
International Eat an Apple Day
James Fenimore Cooper’s Birthday (1789)
Make A Hat Day
National Hispanic Heritage Month (Begins September 15 and ends October 15)
National School Backpack Awareness Day
Penicillin Discovered by Alexander Fleming (1928)
Robert McCloskey’s Birthday (1914)
Puppy Mill Awareness Day
Tomie de Paola’s Birthday (1934)
Tommy Lee Jones’ Birthday (1946)
UN International Day of Democracy
September 16th
Anne Bradstreet Day
Beer Day
Collect Rocks Day
Constitution Day
H.A. Rey’s Birthday (1898)
John Knowles’ Birthday (1926)
Mayflower Day
National Play-Doh Day
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
National Stepfamily Day
National Working Parents Day
Robin Yount’s Birthday (1955)
Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day
Trail of Tears Commemoration Day
Wife Appreciation Day
Women’s Friendship Day
September 17th
Anne Bancroft’s Birthday (1931)
Citizenship Day/Constitution Day
Ladies Auxiliary VFW Organized (1914)
John Ritter’s Birthday (1948)
National Apple Dumpling Day
Pledge Across America Day
Rosh Hashanah
VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day
William Carlos Williams’ Birthday (1883)
September 18th
Agnes de Mille’s Birthday (1905)
Air Force Birthday (1947)
Chiropractor’s Day
First Edition of the New York Times Published (1851)
Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day
James Gandolfini’s Birthday (1961)
Jimmy Fallon’s Birthday (1974)
June Foray’s Birthday (1920)
Mushroom Picking Day
National Aging Awareness Day
National Cheeseburger Day
National Respect Day
World Water Monitoring Day
September 19th
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
National Dog Ownership Day
National Women’s Friendship Day
National Women Road Warrior Day
September 20th
America’s Day for Kids
First Railroad Station Opened
National Punch Day
Sophia Loren’s Birthday (1934)
Upton Sinclair’s Birthday (1878)
September 21st
Bill Murray’s Birthday (1950)
H.G. Wells’ Birthday (1866)
International Banana Festival
Miniature Golf Day
Rob Morrow’s Birthday (1962)
Tiffany’s Founded (1837)
Women’s Friendship Day
World Alzheimer’s Day
World Gratitude Day
September 22nd
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
American Business Women’s Day
Andrea Bocelli’s Birthday (1958)
Band-Aid Invented (1920)
Car Free Day
Dear Diary Day
Elephant Appreciation Day
Fish Amnesty Day
Hobbit Day
Ice Cream Cone Invented (1903)
International Day of Peace
National Centenarian’s Day
National Hunting and Fishing Day
National White Chocolate Day
READ in America Day
Tom Felton’s Birthday (1987)
U.S. Post Office Opened (1789)
September 23rd
Bruce Springsteen’s Birthday (1949)
Dogs in Politics Day
Checkers Day
Earth Over Shoot Day
Euripedes’ Birthday (480 BC)
Great American Pot Pie Day
Love Note Day
Ray Charles’ Birthday (1930)
Restless Legs Awareness Day
September 24th
Beer Days
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Birthday (1896)
Festival of Latest Novelties
First Toy Store Opened
Jim Henson’s Birthday (1936)
National Cherries Jubilee Day
National Family Health & Fitness Day
National Bluebird of Happiness Day
National Public Lands Day
National Punctuation Day
Native American Day
September 25th
Aida Turturro’s Birthday (1962)
Gold Star Mother’s Day
Mary Poppins Debuted in 1964
Math Story Telling Day
National Comic Book Day
National Museum Day
National One-Hit Wonder Day
National Voter Registration Day
Shel Silverstein’s Birthday (1930)
William Faulkner’s Birthday (1897)
Yom Kippur
September 26th
Dog Scouts of America Day
George Gershwin’s Birthday (1898)
International Rabbit Day
Ivan Pavlov’s Birthday (1849)
Jane Smiley’s Birthday (1949)
Johnny Appleseed's Birthday (John Chapman born in 1774.)
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
Shamu the Whale Day
T.S. Eliot’s Birthday (1888)
World Maritime Day
September 27th
Ancestor Appreciation Day
Answering Machine Patented (1950)
Crush A Can Day
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Birthday (1972)
Meat Loaf’s Birthday (1947)
National Good Neighbor Day
Samuel Adams’ Birthday (1722)
Thomas Nast’s Birthday (1840)
World Tourism Day
September 28th
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (Also called the Moon Festival)
Ed Sullivan’s Birthday (1901)
First Airport Opened
Fish Tank Floorshow Night
Hug a Vegetarian Day
Love Note Day
Michelangelo’s Birthday (1573)
National Walk to Work Day
Save the Koala Day
World Rabies Day
September 29th
Confucius Day
Greer Garson’s Birthday (1904)
Miguel de Cervantes’ Birthday (1547)
National Attend Your Grandchild’s Birth Day
National Coffee Day
National Museum Day
National Public Lands Day
Poisoned Blackberries Day
Scotland Yard formed in London (1829)
U.S. Army Established (1789)
VFW Day
World Heart Day
September 30th
Ask a Stupid Question Day
Barry Williams’ Birthday (1954)
Blasphemy Day
Deborah Kerr’s Birthday (1921)
Fran Drescher’s Birthday (1957)
Gold Star Mother’s Day
Johnny Mathis’ Birthday (1935)
National Mud Pack Day
Safety Pin Invented
Truman Capote‘s Birthday (1924)
World Heart Day

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