Did You Know? Countdown to September 2009 (08/31)

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About the Month of September

August 31 : 01 day to September

Did you know that in the US Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of September*?

The first US Labor Day was celebrated as a legal holiday on September 3, 1894.

Did you know that on September 11th, Americans commemorate Patriot Day to remember the victims of the terror attacks in New York and Washington D.C. on 9-11, 2001?

Did you know that World War II began in Europe on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland?

Do you know that the war ended six years and one day later, when Japan surrendered to the United States?

*BTW – Do you know that much of the world celebrates Labor Day/Labour Day on May 1st? The day is also known as May Day and International Workers’ Day.

Back to School! Back to Work! Back to Life!

Join us as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to the month of September!

Sources: Daily Holidays on the Net, Holidaypedia: September

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