September 7 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Independence Day Brazil National Holiday
Victory Day Mozambique Public Holiday
Constitution Day Fiji Public Holiday
National Beer Lover’s Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Neither Snow Nor Rain Day - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)
National Grandma Moses Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
National Acorn Squash Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Salami Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Grateful Patient Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor, Work & Occupation)
Jeune Genevois Switzerland (Geneva) Common Local Holiday
Janmashtami Mauritius Hindu Holiday

Historical Events on September 7

  • 1778: France invades Dominica in the British West Indies during the American Civil War.
  • 1812: The Battle of Borodino is fought between France and Russia and is considered to be one of the bloodies battles of the Napoleonic Wars.
  • 1818: Carl III of Sweden becomes the king of Norway.
  • 1864: Union General William Sherman orders the evacuation of Atlanta on this day during the American Civil War.
  • 1876: The James-Younger Gang, led by Jesse James, attempts to rob a bank in the town of Northfield, Minnesota but armed citizens drive them off.
  • 1923: INTERPOL (The International Criminal Police Organization) is created.
  • 1927: Philo Farnsworth invents the image dissector – which makes electronic televisions possible.
  • 1936: At Hobart Zoo in Tasmania, the last thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger) dies alone in his cage. The animal’s name was Benjamin.
  • 1940: The Blitz is begun by the Germans as the Luftwaffe bomb London and other British targets for almost two months.
  • 1943: The German 17th Army moves across the Strait of Kerch to the Crimea and evacuates the Kuban bridgehead in Southern Russia.
  • 1945: Japanese forces surrender to the United States Marines on Wake Island. Japanese forces had held the island since December of 1941.

Famous Birthdays on September 7

  • German physicist August Toepler is born in 1836.
  • American zoologist Edward Asahel Birge is born in 1851.
  • American painter Grandma Moses is born in 1860.
  • American director and producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. is born in 1926.
  • American voice actor Don Messick is born in 1926.
  • American singer-songwriter Buddy Holly is born in 1936.
  • American actor John Phillip Law is born in 1937.
  • Italian screenwriter, director and producer Dario Argento is born in 1940.
  • American rapper and producer Easy E is born in 1963.

Mardi Gras

Ash Wednesday

Palm Sunday

Arbor Day

Memorial Day

Summer Solstice

Bastille Day