Holidays, Celebrations on

Holidays and celebrations infuse our daily lives with bursts of joy, reflection, and community spirit. On September 23rd, a mosaic of festivities is observed, each one acknowledging different aspects of the human experience.

Updated on by

Interesting Facts of September 23rd

  1. 1. September 23rd marks the beginning of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, which means it's the first day of fall. On this date, day and night are approximately equal in length.
  2. 2. In the Southern Hemisphere, September 23rd indicates the beginning of the Vernal (Spring) Equinox, signifying the start of spring.
  3. 3. An historical event on September 23rd was the announcement in 1846 of the discovery of the planet Neptune by German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle.
  4. 4. In 1962, on September 23rd, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City hosted its first performance.
  5. 5. September 23rd, 1939, was the day when the founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, died in London after having fled Austria to escape the Nazis.