-has nine letters.
-is the ninth month.
-Labor Day is always the first Monday of September.
-Grandparents Day is always the first Sunday after Labor Day.
-11th is now called Patriots Day in memory of the ones we lost and those who have fought because of the terrorist attacks.
-23rd is the first day of autumn. The leaves start their yearly fall color change from greens to reds, golds and rusts.
-birthstone is Sapphire. Usually blue sapphire though it is available in pink, yellow, green, and lilac. A nice alternative birthstone for September is the lapis lazuli, a beautiful opaque blue stone usually styled into a cabochon.
-1, 1939 is the start of World War II and September 2, 1945 is the official end of the war.