Events - September 2016

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Labor Day
Thu, September 1st, 2016
Brazil's Independence Day
Wed, September 7th, 2016
The Independence Day of Brazil (Portuguese: Dia da Independência), commonly called Sete de Setembro (September 7), is a national holiday observed in Brazil on September 7 of every year. The date celebrates Brazil's Declaration of Independence from the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves on September 7, 1822.
Mexican Independence Day
Fri, September 16th, 2016
The Grito de Dolores ("Cry of Dolores"), was uttered from the small town of Dolores, near Guanajuato in Mexico, on September 16, 1810. It is the event that marks the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence. The "grito" was the pronunciamiento of the Mexican War of Independence by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Roman Catholic priest. Since October 1825, the anniversary of the event is celebrated as Mexican Independence Day.
First Day of Autumn
Fri, September 23rd, 2016