Roll out the barrel. It’s September 27th, with plenty of reasons to celebrate and just 95 days left in the calendar year.
September 27th is a holiday for chocolate milk, corned beef hash, can crushing and more. Ancestors and others mark September 27th as a special day for many reasons. Here are several popular September 27th holidays (arranged alphabetically).
Ancestor Appreciation Day
Forebears are favored on September 27th. It’s Ancestor Appreciation Day.
This history-lovers’ holiday offers a great opportunity to recount old family stories, research genealogies and revisit family trees.
Do you know where you came from? Find out on September 27th – Ancestor Appreciation Day.
Here are a few helpful articles on family histories and ancestor appreciation (CTRL-click on each title to open that article in a new internet window.):
“Family Crests and Heraldry: How to Find Yours,” “Keeping Kids from Careless Kin,” “Last-Minute Vitals: What Matters Most in Our Final Days of Life,” “My Genealogical Journey,” “Paper Heirlooms: Preserving Important Photos,” and “Ten Tips for Planning a Family Reunion,”
Chocolate Milk Day
Dairy lovers, here’s your day. September 27th is Chocolate Milk Day.
Pour a big class of fresh, chilled milk. Add a generous scoop of chocolate powder or a big squirt of chocolate syrup, and stir. Enjoy this delicious dairy treat on Chocolate Milk Day.
Corned Beef Hash Day
Corned Beef Hash Day is September 27th.
How many ways can you sling the hash? Here are two examples. “Corned Beef and Egg Hash: Healthy Side Dishes,” by Sophie S, or “One-Egg Sauteed Hash for Breakfast,” by Char Milbrett. (CTRL-click on each title to open that article in a new internet window.)
From scratch or from a can, corned beef hash is the order of the day on September 27th. Die-hard hash fans may even toss poached eggs on top. Don’t forget the ketchup!
Crush a Can Day
Have you ever crushed a soda can on your own forehead? How about squishing a can under one shoe?
September 27th is Crush a Can Day. Before you fill that recycle bin with discarded soda cans, why not crush them today?
Special Saints Days (Various)
The Calendar of the Saints lists the following for September 27th: Adheritus, Adolphus of Cordoba, Barrog the Hermit, Bonfilius, Ceraunus, Delphina, Deodatus, Elzear and Epicharis.
Additional September 27th saints include Fidentius of Todi, Gaius of Milan, Hilary, Hiltrude, John Mark, John of Cordoba, Scubilion Rousseau, Terence of Todi and Vincent de Paul.
Notable Anniversaries on September 27th:
NBC TV introduced The Tonight Show on September 27, 1954, with comedian Steve Allen as host. Since then, The Tonight Show has been hosted by Steve Allen, Jack Paar, Johnny Carson, Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien.
The Detroit Tigers closed their long-time home field, Tiger Stadium, on September 27, 1999. after 87 years of Major League Baseball games on that site. Located at 2121 Trumbell Avenue (on the corner of Trumbell Avenue and Michigan Avenue) in Detroit, the field was nicknamed “The Corner.” The Detroit Tigers began playing in a brand new stadium, Comerica Park, the following year.
Various Other September 27th Holidays
September 27th is also Angel Week, Cosme e Damiao (Brazil), Dog Week, Dragonfight Day, St. Elzear’s Day, St. Frumentius’ Day, El Salvador Independence Day, Fairies’ Thanksgiving Day for the Disappointment of Kelp-Koli Again, Feast Day of Saints Cosmas and Damian the Martyrs and Feast Day of St. Vincent DePaul (Madagascar and elsewhere).
Additional September 27th holidays include Feast of the Finding of the True Cross, Feast of Varuni – Goddess of Wine (India), Festal Celebration of St. Elzear of Arian, Festival of Namakungwe – the Originator (Zambia), French Community Holiday (Belgium), Fun and Fancy Free Day, old Star Mother’s Day (varies), London Bridge Days (Arizona), National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, Succoth (varies), U.S. National Hunting and Fishing Day (varies) and World Tourism Day.
Happy September 27th to one and all!
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