Dates below are from the September 2017 calendar.*
These factoids were compiled by Imani-Grace King, 2017 ETV Endowment Intern (Digital Media/Knowitall)
Teacher's Day - A day for appreciating teachers for their special contributions to education. View our videos that feature different teachers:
On September 6, 1911 Wilbur Stevenson Smith was born. He was inducted into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame in 1990.
On September 7, 1918 John Eldred Swearingen was born. He was inducted into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame in 1988.
Patriot Day is observed as the National Day of Service and Remembrance in memory of the Americans who were killed in September 11 attacks. View our series that describes the events of that day:
A day to celebrate Independence for Latin America, it is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for the Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. View our Hispanic Heritage collection to learn more about Hispanic customs and cultures.
On September 23, 1980, Jesse Jackson, who is an important national African American leader, spoke at a "Re-elect President Carter" rally on the State House steps.
On September 30, 1921 James Alfred Chapman was born. He was inducted into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame in 1987.