September 2014
1 Labor Day
2 Birthday of Christa Corrigan McAuliffe (1948-1986)
2 Birthday of Frank C. Laubach (1884 - 1970)
4 Anniversary of Peter Rabbit
6 Anniversary of Liberation Theology
6 Birthday of Jane Addams (1860 - 1935)
7 National Grandparents Day
8 International Literacy Day
8 Navajo Sing (until September 15)
8 Nativity of Blessed Mary (W. Christian Churches)
9 Birthday of Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)
10 Birthday of Jean Vanier (b. 1928)
11 9/11 Peace Prayer Day
12 Birthday of Jesse Owens (1913-1986)
15 Respect for the Aged Day (Japan)
17 Feast Day of St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)
20 Jim Henson and the Muppets
21 International Day of Peace
21 Nativity of Blessed Mary (E. Christian Churches)
21 World Gratitude Day
22 Equinox
23 Aki-no-Higan
24 Rosh Hashanah (until September 26)
25 Birthday of William Faulkner (1897-1962)
26 Birthday of George Gershwin (1898-1937)
26 Birthday of Johnny Appleseed (1774-1845)
26 Birthday of T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
28 Birthday of Confucius (557-479 BCE)
29 Archangels' Feast: Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael
30 Birthday of Jelaluddin Rumi (1207-1273)
  
October 2014
1 Birthday of Jimmy Carter (b. 1924)
1 Hajj - Pilgrimage to Mecca (until October 4)
2 Feast of the Holy Angels
2 Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)
3 Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)
3 Birthday of James Herriot (1916-1995)
3 Durga Puja (Dussehra) (until October 12)
3 Eid al-Adha (until October 6)
4 Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226)
5 Birthday of Vaclav Havel (b. 1936)
6 National Child Health Day
6 Birthday of Fr. Philip Berrigan, SSJ (1923-2002)
7 Birthday of Yo-Yo Ma (b. 1955)
7 World Teachers Day
7 Birthday of Archbishop Desmond Tutu (b. 1931)
8 Sukkoth, the Feast of Tabernacles (until October 15)
9 Birthday of Jody Williams (b. 1950)
10 Birthday of Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
11 Birthday of Thich Nhat Hanh (b. 1926)
11 Birthday of Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
12 Columbus Day
13 Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
15 Feast of St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)
16 Birthday of Noah Webster (1758-1843)
18 Clean Water Act Anniversary
19 Birthday of John Woolman (1720-1772)
21 Birthday of Alfred Nobel (1833-1896)
21 Festival of Bodhisattva of Tara
23 Diwali (until October 26)
24 United Nations Day
24 Birthday of William Penn (1644-1713)
25 Make a Difference Day
25 Birthday of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
25 Birthday of Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
25 Birthday of Johann Strauss II (1825-1890)
25 Muslim Feast of Muharram (until November 3)
27 Birthday of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)
28 Birthday of Dr. Jonas Salk (1914-1995)
30 Birthday of Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675)
31 Birthday of John Keats (1795-1821)
31 All Hallows Eve