September 8 is the 251st day of the Gregorian calendar. On this day, the body of Jack the Ripper's second victim was found, the Pledge of Allegiance was first said, and Yellowstone National Park was closed for the first time ever due to fires. Famous birthdays include Pink, Bernie Sanders, and Wiz Khalifa. September 8 also marks German Language Day and International Literacy Day.
We have 15 holidays listed for September 8.
International Literacy Day
"To remind the public of the importance of literacy as dignity and human rights.”
National Ampersand Day
Oh, yes, ampersand! Get your pens ready as we explore this curly and quirky little character.
National David Day
Celebrate the lives of Davids all over the world as we mark National David Day.
National Dog Walker Appreciation Day
Let us appreciate the incredible people who help and celebrate our furry friends every day!
National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day
Honor and laud the efforts of our nurses as they help young patients and their families.
Native Women's Equal Pay Day
Let’s learn more about Native Women’s Equal Pay Day and how to raise awareness.
Our Lady of Meritxell Day
Get ready to honor the heritage of the most hallowed Andorran holiday.
Human relationships can become sour, but also give us a chance to find peace and happiness.
World Literacy Day
Be a part of the movement as millions across the globe advocate for literacy!