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Saturday, September 9, 2017

Happy Birthday to Me, and All September Babies!

My birthday is the 12th, and I'm another year older. I'll keep my mouth shut as to how many years exactly, but I still like celebrating it.
September is a crazy month for my family, with my birthday, my anniversary, and our son's birthday all within ten days of each other. Needless to say, not only a crazy month for us, but also very expensive! But I still enjoy it, nonetheless.
I wanted to wish everyone out there with September birthdays a fantastic month! Here are some interesting facts about September babies, including celebrities with September birthdays:

  1. The birthstone for September is the sapphire.
  2. The zodiac signs for September are Virgo (August 23 - September 22) and Libra (September 23 - October 22)
  3. The birth flower for September is the morning glory.
  4. On September 1, 1905, Alberta and Saskatchewan were established.
  5. On September 1, 1939, World War II began in Europe because German troops invaded Poland.
  6. On September 2, 1789, the United States Department of Treasury was established.
  7. On September 3, 1783, the Revolutionary War in America ended after Great Britain signed the Treaty of Paris.
  8. On September 6, 1901, William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States, was assassinated.
  9. On September 10, 1846, Elias Howe patented his sewing machine.
  10. National Chicken Month
  11. National Rice Month
  12. National Potato Month
  13. National All-American Breakfast Month
  14. September 13 - Uncle Sam Day (his image was first used in 1813)
  15. September 16 - Mexican Independence Day
  16. September is the only month with the same number of letters in its name as the number of the month: it is the ninth month and has nine letters. 
  17. September (from the Latin septem, seven) was the seventh month of the old Roman calendar. 
  18. On an average September day more babies are born in the US than on a day in any other month. 
  19. Famous celebrities with September birthdays:
    • Salma Hayek (2), Keanu Reeves (2), Charlie Sheen (3), Beyonce Knowles (4), Michael Keaton (5), Jeff Foxworthy (6), Adam Sandler (9), Michael Buble (9), Colin Firth (10), Harry Connick Jr (11), Jason Statham (12), Tom Hardy (15), Tommy Lee Jones (15), David Copperfield (16), Nick Jonas (16), James Marsden (18), Jason Sudeikis (18), Jimmy Fallon (19), George RR Martin (20), Bill Murray (21), Maggie Grace (21), Will Smith (25), Mark Hamill (25), Jim Caviezel (26), Gwyneth Paltrow (27), 
To all September birthdays, I hope you have a fantastic month!!

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Susan writes contemporary romance, romantic suspense and women's fiction. Water plays a crucial element in all of her novels, and she's a strong advocate for Autism Awareness. Forced to give up Diet Coke, she nows functions on heavy amounts of French Vanilla coffee. Susan lives and laughs in Texas with her husband and two boys. Follow her at, or on Facebook and Twitter. Join her monthly newsletter for goodies, giveaways, and sneak peeks. ~ Escape in romance and suspense!


  1. Susan, my birthday is on September 16 and so is that of Raquel Welch. I hope you have a very happy birthday! Hope I do, too.

  2. More birthdays in September? Ah yes, and I'll bet the holidays of late December and early January help those birth month stats to continue to rise! :-)

    1. Judy, you guessed it. I was my mom's Christmas present to herself when she "forgot" her birth control.


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