Wednesday, September 01, 2010

September 2010 Calendar of Events

September blows soft
Till the fruit's in the loft.

Holidays, History, and Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)

September 1: Independence Day (Uzbekistan)

September 2: Independence Day (Vietnam)

September 5: Father's Day (Australia and New Zealand)

September 6: Independence Day (Swaziland)
Labor Day (United States)
Labour Day (Canada)
("Labor Day and Ancestral Occupations" by Carolyn L. Barkley)

September 7: Independence Day (Brazil)

September 8: Independence Day (Macedonia)

September 8, sunset to September 10, sunset: Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year)

September 9: Independence Day (North Korea, Tajikistan)

September 10: Eid Al-Fitr (Islam: End of Ramadan)

September 11: Patriot Day (United States)

September 12: National Grandparents' Day (U.S. and Canada)

September 15: Independence Day
(Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua)

September 16: Independence Day (Mexico, Papua New Guinea)

September 17, sunset to September 18, nightfall: Yom Kippur (Judaism: Day of Atonement)

September 19: Independence Day (Saint Kitts and Nevis)

September 21: Independence Day (Armenia, Belize, Malta)

September 22: Independence Day (Bulgaria, Mali)

September 23: Autumnal Equinox (Northern Hemisphere)
Vernal Equinox (Southern Hemisphere)

September 30: Independence Day (Botswana)

Do any of the above events feature in or affect your heritage, culture, or family history?

Carnivals and Other Blogging Events:

Need help? Read my post, "How to Submit a Post to a Carnival", here.

Note: the September 2010 Edition of the Graveyard Rabbits Carnival ("A Local Celebrity in Our Midst") was published August 31st here.

Posted September 4 - the 97th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy - Research from Scratch: A Whole New Family History

Due September 7 - the 4th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogical Societies - Genealogical Societies on Facebook

Due September 25 - the October 2010 Edition of the Graveyard Rabbits Carnival - An Occupation or Hobby Memorialized in Stone

Heads Up! The Carnival of Irish Heritage & Culture is on sabbatical; the 21st Edition will be published in November 2010. Also, The Genealogy & Family History Blogger's Almanac has been postponed due to the passing of author Denise Levenick's mother. Look for the next edition at The Family Curator.

September 1 - Data Backup Day

Read the latest Data Backup Day post by Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers.

Genealogy Television Shows
(check your local listings for accurate local airing times and reruns)

The Generations Project
Monday Nights at 8 PM on BYU-TV
September 6, 13, 20, 27

Who Do You Think You Are?
Friday Nights at 8 PM on NBC
September 3 - Brooke Shields (repeat)
September 10 - no episode
September 17 - TBA
September 24 - TBA

Scanfest: Sunday, September 26th, 11 AM - 2 PM, Pacific Daylight Time

Go here to learn how to join Scanfest and our group of chatting, scanning family archivists, historians, and bloggers!

Go here to add the above deadlines and dates to your Google Calendar,
courtesy of Thomas MacEntee of Geneabloggers.

When the wind is in the north
The skillful fisher goes not forth.
When the wind is in the south
It blows the bait in the fish's mouth.

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