2. The Anglo-Saxons called September Gerst Monath (Barley Month) or Haefest Monath (Harvest Month) celebrating the barley harvest.
3. September is the worst month for share prices which on average lose one per cent of their value.
4. September (from the Latin septem, seven) was the seventh month of the old Roman calendar.
5. One Day In September, about the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics, is the only film with September in the title to win an Oscar.
7. In 1752, September had only 19 days in the UK. The 3rd-13th were omitted in the change from Julian to Gregorian calendar.
8. Until Julius Caesar’s calendar reform of 45BC, September had only 29 days.
9. Groucho Marx said, “My favourite poem is the one that starts ‘Thirty days hath September’ because it actually tells you something.”
10. On an average September day more babies are born in the US than on a day in any other month.
11. In the UK, September 26 is the most common birthday for people born in the last 20 years.
13. The autumn equinox, which is the traditional transition from summer into fall, takes place on or around September 22nd, depending on the year, it's the 23rd September in 2019!
14. September's birthstone is the sapphire.
17. September 16th is National Play-Doh Day
18. September 19th is International "Talk Like A Pirate Day
All the best Jan