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Sep
15
Sun
all-day Birmingham Bombing (1963)
Birmingham Bombing (1963)
Sep 15 all-day
Birmingham Bombing (1963)
September 15, 1963: A bomb at 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama kills four young girls and injures several other people prior to Sunday services. The bombing fuels angry protests.  Outrage over the incident and the violent clash between protesters and police that followed helped draw national attention to the hard-fought, often-dangerous struggle for civil rights for African Americans. Learn more
all-day Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month
Sep 15 all-day
Hispanic Heritage Month
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to
Sep
17
Tue
all-day Constitution Day and Citizenship...
Constitution Day and Citizenship...
Sep 17 all-day
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is an American federal observance that commemorates the adoption of the Constitution of the United States and those who have become United States citizens.  This day is observed each year on September 17. On this day members of the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787. Learn more at: http://loc.gov/law/help/commemorative-observations/constitution-day.php
Oct
1
Tue
all-day LGBT History Month
LGBT History Month
Oct 1 all-day
LGBT History Month
LGBT History Month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. LGBT History Month provides role models, builds community, and makes the civil rights statement about our extraordinary national and international contributions. Currently, LGBT History Month is a month-long celebration that is specific to
Oct
2
Wed
all-day International Day of Non-Violence
International Day of Non-Violence
Oct 2 all-day
International Day of Non-Violence
The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. According to General Assembly resolution A/RES/61/271 of 15 June 2007, which established the commemoration, the International Day is an occasion to “disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and

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