Tuesday, September 1, 2009

9-1-9: The Numbers' Game continues.

Chicago, IL USA: The number '919' typically designates city streets of importance, but today it's a date that people dread. September First is often-times renewal time for renters. Living in a climate of:

Rents go up while Temperatures are going down is what signifies the First of September, one of the shortest months of the year, except for February, of course.

Being a short month -- same as being a short person -- except for those who are-short-sighted need not be a disability. Lots can be cramped into a month as the following events already have begun to lay-out:

U.S. Department of the Treasury established, September 2, 1789.

First Labor Day celebrated as a legal public holiday, September 3, 1894.

Louis H. Sullivan, American architect, born September 3, 1856.

Daniel H. Burnham, American architect, born September 4, 1846.

Massachusetts Bay Colony established, September 6, 1628.

Jane Addams, founder of Hull House, born September 6, 1860.

California became the 31st state, September 9, 1850.

Elias Howe patented his sewing machine, September 10, 1846.

Arthur H. Compton, American physicist, born September 10, 1892.

Battle of Brandywine in Revolutionary War, September 11, 1777.

William Sydney Porter, American short-story writer who used the pseudonym O. Henry, born September 11, 1862.

Henry Hudson entered the river named for him, September 12, 1609.

H. L. Mencken, American editor, born September 12, 1880.

Russians launched first rocket to the moon, September 12, 1959.

Walter Reed, American surgeon, born September 13, 1851.

Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the attack on Fort McHenry, September 14, 1814.

American illustrator Charles Dana Gibson born September 14, 1867.

Mary Ann Fischer of Aberdeen, S.D., gave birth to four girls and a boy, the first surviving quintuplets in the United States, September 14, 1963.

Pilgrims sailed from England in the Mayflower, September 16, 1620.

Samuel Johnson, English author and dictionary maker, born September 18, 1709.

President James A. Garfield died of assassin's shot, September 19,1881.

Sister Elizabeth Kenny, Australian nurse who developed a method of treating poliomyelitis, born September 20, 1886.

Augustus, first Roman emperor, born September 23, 63 B.C.

John Marshall, chief justice of the United States, born September 24, 1755.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, American writer, born September 24, 1896.

William Faulkner, American novelist, born September 25, 1897.

T. S. Eliot, American-born poet, born September 26, 1888.

George Gershwin, American composer, born September 26, 1898.

Thomas Nast, American cartoonist, born September 27, 1840.

Pompey, Roman general, born September 30, 106 B.C.

Those are all Dates that have shaped our past. Now it's time to shape your Future within the next 30 days...

Posted by: ASK: Adrienne Sioux Koopersmith
Author & 'America's Premier Eventologist'

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 12:53 PM CST

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