September 15, 2019

National Cheese Toast Day


Cheese Toast is a simple to make snack; place cheese on a slice of bread and melt the cheese using a grill.

National Linguine Day


Linguine is a style of pasta elliptical in section rather than flat like fettuccine or trenette. It is thicker than spaghetti and thinner than fettuccine.

National Felt Hat Day


Primarily made from wool, felt can also be made from the fur of other animals such as rabbit and beaver. Beaver was popular during the 16th and 17th centuries, but over trapping depleted the population.

National Double Cheeseburger Day


What's better than a cheeseburger? A double cheeseburger!

National Creme de Menthe Day


September 15th is a day of recognition for the bright green liqueur Creme de Menthe, a mint-flavored alcoholic beverage.

Greenpeace Day


Founded in 1971 by 17 activists protesting nuclear testing off the shores of Alaska, Greenpeace now boasts a worldwide membership. Taking on environmental issues and raising awareness, their campaigns continually strive to support and preserve the Earth.

International Day of Democracy


The International Day of Democracy provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. Democracy is as much a process as a goal, and only with the full participation of and support by the international community, national governing bodies, civil society and individuals, can the ideal of democracy be made into a reality to be enjoyed by everyone, everywhere.

Hispanic Heritage Month


Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for several Latin American countries. Visit HispanicHeritageMonth.gov for more information.

Wife Appreciation Day


Wife Appreciation Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of September. Some sources claim that the day was originally intended for wives without children to receive appreciation from their husbands.