10 Fun facts about September
It is the month of back-to-school – Hello September!
Happy Birthday to all the lovely people born in September.
Here are ten facts about September:
1. In the old Roman calendar it was the seventh month- from which it gets its Latin name ‘Septem’ -meaning seven.
2. According to US stats, on an average more babies are born in September than any other month of the year. Interesting to note Labour Day is also celebrated in some countries in September.
3. September was month in which former President Gerald Ford gave a pardon to former president Richard M. Nixon. #watergate 4. Sapphire is the birthstone for the month.
5. The zodiac signs for the month of September are Virgo and Libra
6. September is the most active month for hurricanes in the Atlantic.
7. Elias Howe patented his sewing machine in September.
8. The birth flower for September is the morning glory.
9. September is the only month with same number of letters in its number and name; September is the ninth month and has nine letters in its name.
10. September was once a month with only 29 days until Julius Caesar’s calendar reform.