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Brookston Almanac

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Holidays 9.22

  • American Business Women’s Day
  • Band-Aid Day
  • Day of Bilbo
  • Day of Frodo
  • Car-Free Day (Europe; Montreal, Canada)
  • Dear Diary Day
  • Elephant Appreciation Day
  • Family Day — A Day To Eat Dinner With Your Children [4th Monday]
  • Festival of Disappearances
  • Festival of the Sea Goddess (Eskimo)
  • Ice Cream Cone Day
  • Independence Day (Brunei; from UK, 1984)
  • Independence Day (Bulgaria; from Ottoman Empire, 1908)
  • Independence Day (Mali; from France, 1960)
  • International Day of Radiant Peace
  • National Centenarian’s Day
  • National Laundry Workers Day
  • One Web Day [ website ]
  • Resistance Fighting Day (Estonia)
  • Trumpet Day (Mormons)
  • U.N.C.L.E. Day
  • White Chocolate Day
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Beer Events 9.22

Events

  • John F. Weissner Jr. died (1906)
  • 1st TV commercial for beer aired in UK (Guinness; 1955)
  • Asahi introduced 1st canned beer in Japan (1958)
  • Thomas J. Grace died (1966)

Breweries Opened

  • Samuel Smith’s Old Tadcaster Brewery (England; 1758)
  • Terre Haute Brewing (Indiana; 2000)
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Birthdays 9.22

Beer Birthdays

  • Lord Chesterfield; English statesman (1694)
  • Alfred Vinzenz Werthmueller (1835)
  • Dave McLean (1969)

Five Favorite Birthdays

  • Bilbo Baggins; Hobbit character
  • Frodo Baggins; Lord of the Rings character
  • Michael Faraday; English scientist (1791)
  • John Houseman; actor (1902)
  • Joan Jett; rock singer, guitarist (1958)

Famous Birthdays

  • King Sunny Ade; Nigerian reggae singer (1946)
  • Scott Baio; actor (1960)
  • Toni Basil; pop singer (1943)
  • Shari Belafonte; actor (1954)
  • Debby Boone; pop singer (1956)
  • Harold Carmichael; Philadelphia Eagles WR (1949)
  • Nick Cave; rock musician (1957)
  • Dave Coverdale; rock singer (1951)
  • Babette Deutsch; poet (1895)
  • Bonnie Hunt; actor (1964)
  • Anna Karina; actor (1940)
  • Allan “Rocky” Lane; voice of “Mr. Ed” (1909)
  • Tommy Lasorda; Los Angeles Dodgers coach (1927)
  • Paul Le Mat; actor (1945)
  • Paul Muni; actor (1895)
  • Catherine Oxenburg; actor (1961)
  • Billie Piper; English singer, actor (1982)
  • Martha Scott; actor (1914)
  • Theordore Clement Steele; artist (1847)
  • Fay Weldon; English writer (1931)
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Holidays 9.21

  • Banned Book Week begins [Last Full Week]
  • Bleeding Hearts Club Day
  • Boys & Girls Club Days for Kids
  • Dear Diary Day
  • Do You Remember Day (the 21st night of September; Earth, Wind & Fire)
  • Feast of Kuodor-gup (God of Riches; Siberia)
  • Feast of Nyamuzinda (God of Famine & Epidemics; Zaire)
  • Feast of the Divine Light (Ancient Egypt)
  • Founder’s Day (Ghana)
  • Get Out Of Town Day
  • Hobbit Day
  • Independence Day (Armenia; from USSR, 1991)
  • Independence Day (Belize; from UK, 1981)
  • Independence Day (Malta; from UK, 1964)
  • International Day of Peace (UN)
  • Long Count Day
  • Miniature Golf Day
  • National Back to Church Sunday [3rd Sunday]
  • National Centenarian’s Day
  • National Neighborhood Day [3rd Sunday]
  • National School Backpack Day
  • National Women’s Friendship Day [3rd Sunday]
  • Observe the Speed Limit Day
  • Pause the World Day
  • Pecan Cookie Day
  • Pig Face Sunday (Avening, UK) [3rd Sunday]
  • St. Matthew’s Beer Festival Day (patron saint of publicans)
  • Throw Something Away Day
  • Wife Appreciation Day [3rd Sunday]
  • World Alzheimer’s Day
  • World Gratitude Day
  • World Peace Day [3rd Sunday]
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Beer Events 9.21

Events

  • Guinness’ 1st TV commercial aired (1955)
  • Pabst Brewery closed (Fogelsville, Pennsylvania; 1972)
  • Monday Night Football debuted (1970)
  • Moonshot, the 1st caffeinated beer, released (2004)

Breweries Opened

  • Maritime Pacific Brewing (Washington; 1990)
  • Lone Wolfe Brewing (Colorado; 1993)
  • Steelhead - Irvine (California; 1995)
  • Homer Brewing (Alaska; 1996)
  • Diamond Bear Brewing (Arkansas; 2000)
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Birthdays 9.21

Beer Birthdays

  • Jacob Birk (1835)

Five Favorite Birthdays

  • Gustav Holst; English composer (1874)
  • Chuck Jones; animator (1912)
  • Stephen King; writer (1947)
  • Bill Murray; comedian, actor (1950)
  • H.G. Wells; English writer (1866)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Bruckheimer; film producer (1945)
  • Ethan Coen; film director (1957)
  • Leonard Cohen; rock singer (1934)
  • Fannie Flagg; actor, writer (1944)
  • Liam Gallagher; English rock singer (1972)
  • Henry Gibson; comedian (1935)
  • Donald Glaser; physicist (1926)
  • Dave Gregory; English guitarist, keyboardist (1952)
  • Larry Hagman; actor (1931)
  • Chico Hamilton; jazz drummer, bandleader (1921)
  • Faith Hill; country singer (1967)
  • Cheryl Hines; actor (1965)
  • Francis Hopkinson; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737)
  • Ricki Lake; actor (1968)
  • Rob Morrow; actor (1962)
  • Ward Swingle; singer, choir leader (1927)
  • Nancy Travis; actor (1961)
  • Preston Tucker; automobile designer (1903)
  • Luke Wilson; actor (1971)
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Holidays 9.20

  • America’s Day For Kids
  • Big Whopper Liar’s Contest [3rd Saturday]
  • Birthday of the Sun (Inca)
  • Farroupilha Revolution (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  • Feast of Orlog (Deity of Destiny; Scandinavia)
  • Feast of Zywie (Goddess of Longevity; Poland)
  • German-American Steuben Parade [3rd Saturday]
  • Get Ready Day
  • Gibberish Day
  • Idaho Spud Day [3rd Saturday]
  • Independence Day (South Ossetia; from Georgia, 1990) [unrecognized]
  • International Coastal Cleanup Day [3rd Saturday]
  • Liberation Day (East Timor)
  • Make Your Own Junk Food At Home Day
  • National Punch Day
  • National Safety Farm Day
  • Oil Workers’ Day (Azerbaijan)
  • Oktoberfest begins (Munich, Germany; until October 6)
  • Ragamuffin War (Brazil)
  • Responsible Dog Owners Day (AKC) [3rd Saturday]
  • Rum Punch Day
  • Telesterion begins (7th day of the Eleusinian Mysteries; Ancient Greece)
  • Universal Children’s Day (Germany)
  • Wife Appreciation Day [3rd Saturday]
  • Women’s Friendship Day
  • Zwanze Day 2014 (Cantillon Brewery)
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Beer Events 9.20

Events

  • Stephen Weber arrived in America (1848)
  • Louis Olbert married Elizabeth Kolb (1870)
  • Georg I. Schneider brewed his 1st batch of beer at the Maderbräu (Munich, Germany; 1872)
  • Auguest Schell died (1891)
  • Jacob & Andreas Moerschel bought the Wagner Brewery, renaming it the Capitol Brewery (Jefferson City, Missouri; 1892)
  • ABC Brewery’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan approved (St. Louis, Missouri; 1935)

Breweries Opened

  • Buckingham Mountain Brewing (Pennsylvania; 1995)
  • Jaxon’s restaurant & Brewing (Texas; 1995)
  • Overland Stage Stop Brewing (Colorado; 1995)
  • Three Floyd’s Brewing (Indiana; 1996) Brewery Takasago Bakushiu (Japan; 1997)
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Birthdays 9.20

Beer Birthdays

  • Pete Coors (1946)

Five Favorite Birthdays

  • Gary Cole; actor (1956)
  • Malcolm Reynolds; character on Firefly (2468)
  • Upton Sinclair; writer (1878)
  • Jim Taylor; Green Bay Packers RB (1935)
  • Jay Ward; animator (1920)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander the Great; Greek soldier (356 C.E.)
  • Asia Argento; Italian actor, singer (1975)
  • Red Auerbach; Boston Celtics coach (1917)
  • Joyce Brothers; psychologist (1928)
  • Maggie Cheung; Chinese actor (1964)
  • Dale Chihuly; artist, glass sculptor (1941)
  • James Dewar; Scottish chemist, physicist (1842)
  • Joanie Dodds; model (1981)
  • John Harle; classical saxophonist (1956)
  • Kristen Johnson; actor (1967)
  • Guy Lafleur; Montreal Canadiens RW (1951)
  • Sophia Loren; Italian actor (1934)
  • George R.R. Martin; writer (1948)
  • anne Meara; comedian (1929)
  • Jelly Roll Morton; pianist (1885)
  • Chuck & John Panozzo; rock musicians (1948)
  • Maxwell Perkins; literary editor (1884)
  • Henry Putnam; librarian (1861)
  • Fernando Rey; Spanish actor (1917)
  • Brinke Stevens; model, actor (1954)
  • Leo Strauss; German philosopher (1899)
  • Slappy White; comedian (1921)
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Holidays 9.19

  • Biosphere Day (Australia)
  • Butterscotch Pudding Day
  • Clean Up the World Weekend [Begins 3rd Friday]
  • Cosmetic Bridge Day
  • Fawlty Towers Day
  • Feast of Mato (The Bear Spirit; Lakota & Oglala Sioux)
  • Feast of Thoth (Egyptian God of Wisdom & Magic)
  • Ganesh Chaturthi (Indian elephant god festival)
  • Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle Competition begins (Asheville, NC) [3rd Friday, through weekend]
  • Harvest Festival (Full Moon closest to Equinox)
  • Independence Day (Saint Kitts and Nevis; from UK, 1983)
  • International Grenache Day
  • International Talk Like A Pirate Day [ website ]
  • International Women’s Commerce Day
  • Jeans For Genes (UK) [3rd Friday]
  • Moscow Day (Russia)
  • National POW/MIA Recognition Day [3rd Friday]
  • National Student Day
  • National Tradesmen Day
  • Poperinge Beer & Hop Festival (Belgium) [Every 3 years, Fri-Sun, 3rd Weekend]
  • Visit a Sick Friend Today Day
  • Women’s Suffrage Day (New Zealand)
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