September 18th is celebrated as Cheeseburger Day and Respect Day.
Today marks day 261 of the year, and we have 103 days left of the year.
From exploration & construction to films and celebrities, this day has certainly been an interesting one in history. Here we’ll look at some important events that happened on this day throughout history.
Did you know that on this day in 1793, President George Washington marked the location for the Capitol Building in Washington DC? He would then return periodically to oversee construction himself.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about September 18th in history!
What memorable events happened on September 18 in history? Keep reading to find out!
UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson received a standing ovation for her gender inequality speech at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, US.
Tiffany & Co was founded by Charles Tiffany and John Young in Brooklyn, Connecticut.
Tiffany and Young first founded the company as a stationary and “fancy goods” store with a $1000 loan from Tiffany’s father. Only in 1953, when Charles Tiffany took complete control of the company, it began to emphasize the sale of high-end jewelry.
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Unfortunately, September 18th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Jimi Hendrix was an American musician born on November 27, 1942. He died on this day in 1970, at age 27 in Kensington, London, England, UK.
Sep 18, 1970 (Age 27)
Here are the most famous or noteworthy quotes said on this day throughout history.
A happy man is too satisfied with the present to think too much about the future.
The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
National Respect Day
Wouldn’t life be wonderful if we all showed a little bit of respect instead of judging each other? National Respect Day was created to inspire us all to do just that, so spend some time today thinking about how you can change your ways to respect the people around you.
National Cheeseburger Day
No one can agree on who invented the first cheeseburger. Whoever it was, it first appeared on the scene in the 1920s. None of that really matters now, though; all that matters is that we eat cheeseburgers and thank this mystery inventor today on National Cheeseburger Day!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The little piece of paper sticking out of a Hershey’s Kiss is called a niggly wiggly.
Birthday & Zodiac
If you were born on September 18th, your zodiac sign is Virgo.
Virgo is an earth sign that’s represented by the Virgin. Although, it’s not necessarily to do with sexual virginity, but rather more to do with this sign’s dedication to the clearness of the mind and purity.
People born during September have the Sapphire birthstone. Did you know that the ancient Persians believed the earth sat on a giant sapphire, which was the reason why the sky is blue?
People born on this day were likely conceived on or around December 26 in the previous year.
A baby that is conceived on September 18th, 2023, will likely be due around June 11th, 2024.