Photo: Melissa Biggs, Templo Mayor (Some rights reserved)
September … roll your Rs. This is biodiversity month in Australia, and tourism month in South Africa, and mes de la patria in Mexico. It has taken some time but we are learning how to use the Oxford comma.
September 27 is World Tourism Day followed a day later by the International Day for Universal Access to Information.
Fun days include September 19 Talk Like a Pirate Day. Roll your Rs.
September is ‘Wiki Loves Monuments’ around the world
September 6 Indigenous Literacy Day (Australia)
September 7 International Day of the Manatee
September 7 Threatened Species Day (Australia)
Threatened Species Day is a national day held each year on September 7 to commemorate the death of the last remaining Tasmanian tiger (also known as the thylacine) at Hobart Zoo in 1936. It is a time to reflect on what has happened in the past and how we can protect our threatened species in the future.
September 8 International Literacy Day
September 10 Battle of St. George’s Caye Day (Belize)
September 17 Anniversary
September 19 Talk Like a Pirate Day
September 21 International Day of Peace
September 21 Armenia Independence Day
September 22 is World Rhino Day
September 21 Independence Day (Belize)
September 27 World Tourism Day
September 29 Feast Day of San Miguel Arcángel (Mexico)
September 30 International Translation Day
First Monday in September Labor Day (USA)
Second Sunday in September National Bilby Day (Australia)
3rd Friday in September Park(ing) Day
4th Sunday in September World Rivers Day
September Brisbane Writers Festival
Elsewhere on the Web
September Theme – National Park Service