September 21, 2019

National Gymnastics Day

National Gymnastics Day is annually observed on the third Saturday in September. All gymnasts, coaches, gymnastics clubs and fans are invited to celebrate the sport. The modern sport of gymnastics typically involves exercises on uneven bars, balance beam, floor, and vaulting horse (for women), and horizontal and parallel bars, rings, floor, and pommel horse (for men).

National Pecan Cookie Day

Pecan is an Algonquian word, meaning "a nut requiring a stone to crack". A member of the hickory family, the pecan is native to central and southern United States.

International Day of Peace

The United Nations International Day of Peace, also known as World Peace Day, provides an opportunity for all humanity to come together, in spirit and in action, to forward the ideals of and conditions for peace. The day is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.