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 6 holidays listed for September 1.
World Letter Writing Day
World Letter Writing Day is a day that is dedicated to expressing yourself in writing!
American Chess Day
A game of strategy and skill, chess is played the world over by young and old.
Wattle Day was intended to promote and enhance patriotism in the then-new nation of Australia.
National No Rhyme Nor Reason Day
Put your thinking caps on and play around with words that don’t rhyme at all.