DO YOU REMEMBER, THE 21ST NIGHT OF SEPTEMBER?
Earth, Wind and Fire’s joyous anthem “September” made its way into the National Library of Congress this past March.
The date mentioned in the song, September 21, has been quite eventful throughout history. To commemorate the day, here are 21 noteworthy events that occurred on September 21.
Stephen King was born
In 1937, J.R,R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit was published
Green Day released in American Idiot in 1994
In 1982, NFL players began a 57-day strike
Country queen Faith Hill was born
Supermodel Christie Brinkley made her way down the aisle for the fourth time, marrying Peter Cook
Jacqueline Susann, named the world’s best selling fiction author for the novel Valley of the Dolls after it sold 31 million copies, died
New York Magazine named September 21st, “The Most Important Day of the Year”
Sometimes, September 21 is the first day of the fall season
Benedict Arnold gave British Major John Andre the plans to West Point
First cowboy, Kit Carlson, premiered in the United States
Bill Murray was born
Johann Ostermeyer patented the flashbulb
In 1981, the senate unanimously confirmed the nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor to become the first female justice of the Supreme Court
“Monday Night Football” debuted in 1970 when the Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Jets
One of America’s first horseless carriages was taken for short test drive by Frank Duryea, who designed the first vehicle with his brother, Charles
John Kennedy Jr. married Carolyn Bessette in 1996
The all-male Virginia Military Institute voted to admit women
Hurricane Maria devastated millions of people in Puerto Rico
Mad Men was the first basic cable program to receive an Emmy for top series
Baseball said farewell to the original Yankee Stadium
Ba De Ya, Say that you’ll remember...