September 1st is the day we officially celebrate Tofu Day as well as Letter Writing Day.
We are now on the 244th day of the year, congratulations for making it this far! There’s only 120 days left until next year.
To start the month off, here we’re going to give you some interesting facts about this day, as well as some fascinating events that all happened on September 1st throughout history.
Did you know that on this day in 1992, Super Mario Kart was released in North America on the SNES console? It would become the 4th best-selling SNES game of all time.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about September 1st in history!
What memorable events happened on September 1 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Google adopted a new logo design.
Neversoft’s Spider-Man was released for the PlayStation.
This was both the first PlayStation Spider-Man game and the first Spider-Man game to be published by Activision, who had just acquired the license. It used the game engine from Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, in which Spider-Man is a hidden playable character.
German Astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding discovered the 3 Juno asteroid in the Asteroid Belt.
The third asteroid to ever be discovered, Juno, was initially thought to be a planet and only reclassified in 1850. It was named after Juno, the highest of the Roman Goddesses. It’s one of the twenty largest asteroids in the Asteroid Belt.
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Every day brings a new quote – here are the most renowned quotes spoken on this day in history.
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
Henry David Thoreau
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
World Letter Writing Day
Put your phone down for a minute and step away from the computer, as today we’re doing things a little bit old-school. The art of letter-writing is all but lost, but that doesn’t mean it’s gone for good. So practice this ancient art today and write a letter to someone you love!
National Tofu Day
Tofu is one of the most versatile plant protein sources there is, and its uses are almost endless. Celebrate Tofu Day today by looking up a brand new recipe to try. If you’re feeling brave, you could even try making your own tofu block – it’s certainly going to be a fun challenge!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Young Tyrannosaurus rex’s probably had a thin coat of downy feathers to stay warm. They did not need them as they got older due to their size.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on September 1st all share the Virgo star sign.
Anyone born between August 23 and September 22 falls into the Virgo zodiac sign. Virgos are known for being caring, supportive, and well-organized in every aspect of life.
Those of you that were born in September have the Sapphire birthstone. Sapphires were once believed to be protection against poison. It was thought that if venomous snakes or spiders were captured in a jar containing the gem, they would immediately die.
If you were lucky enough to be born on September 1, you were likely conceived around December 9, the year before.
The due date for a baby conceived on September 1, 2023, is around May 25, 2024.