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Top 10 September 15 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. In 1922 there were a series of riots in New York over whether it was acceptable to wear a straw hat after 15 September.

  2. On September 11 2001, Delta flight 15 had to land near Lewisporte, Newfoundland (pop. 4000). The town took care of 800 passengers for 3 days with homemade food, toiletries and fresh blankets daily. Since then, Flight 15 Fund has raised 1.5 million dollars and has presented 134 scholarships.

  3. On September 15 1989, NASA published a comprehensive report on house plants that are best for cleaning indoor air pollution

  4. If the history of the universe was condensed into a year, the Milky Way would form on May 15, life on earth would appear on September 21, and the dinosaurs would go extinct on December 30. Modern humans would evolve on December 31 at 11:52 PM and Columbus would discover America at 11:59:58 PM.

  5. On September 15, 2009, Comedy Central re-broadcasted South Park's 'Fishsticks' episode for two straight hours following the press attention towards Kanye West interrupting Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.

  6. In 1922 there was a three-day riot in New York City over whether men could wear straw hats after September 15

  7. On September 11th, Flight 93 was delayed by 42 Minutes. The hijacked planes were supposed to take off within 15 minutes of each other. That gave warning to the cockpit, and could have been the reason United 93 never hit their intended target.

  8. Gray catbird migrates to the south at the beginning of September or October. Gray catbirds usually travel in flocks of 10 to 15 birds during the night.

  9. Japan planned to deploy biological weapons against the city of San Diego, California, codenamed "Operation Cherry Blossoms at Night", which was set for action on September 22, 1945, but not realized due to Japan's surrender on August 15, 1945.

  10. On August 15,1942 Calvin Graham enlisted in the US Navy. He was 12 years old. In September 1942 he boarded the U.S.S South Dakota, a new battleship. In three months he was part of the largest sea battle between battleships at Guadalcanal.

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Dolley married James Madison on September 15, 1794. They lived in Philadelphia for three years and James Madison then retired from politics.

The Cassini Probe will crash into Saturn on September 15, 2017 to prevent contamination of the planet's potentially life-harboring moons. It will send as much data as possible while it enters the atmosphere.

Mating season of caribou takes place from September to November. Males fight with each other before the most dominant male gets opportunity to mate with females. Winner can mate with 15 to 20 females.

Japan planned to deploy biological weapons against the city of San Diego, California, codenamed "Operation Cherry Blossoms at Night", which was set for action on September 22, 1945, but not realized due to Japan's surrender on August 15, 1945

On September 15, 2013, Vanilla Ice performed at the halftime show of a Houston Texans game. Houston went on to lose the remaining 14 games of the season, leading some to blame Vanilla Ice for the losing streak

Free Money Day held annually on September 15, the anniversary of the Lehman Brothers' 2008 filing for bankruptcy. Participants offer their own money to passing strangers at public places, two coins or notes at a time. Recipients are asked to pass on one of the notes or coins to someone else.

One of the longest court case in Europe was lasted about 70 years. According to ECHR judgement, original lawsuit was filed on 15 May 1928 (§11), final and irrevocable judgment was rendered on 12 September 1997 (§25).

There was an unwritten rule that one was not supposed to wear straw hats past September 15. Those who did not listen got their hats stomped on. This custom eventually led to a riot in NYC

A B-52 engine that caught fire and burned for 3 hours on September 15, 1980 in Grand Forks North Dakota almost caused a nuclear accident worse than Chernobyl if it weren’t for the winds keeping the flames away from the fuselage.

In 1938 Hank Greenberg, a Jewish-American baseball player, was on track to beat Babe Ruth's record for HRs in a single season. In August he was walked in over 15% of at bats and over 20% in September. It can't be proven this was antisemitism, but the data is jarring.

In 1920s an unwritten rule mandated men could wear straw hats only between March 15 and September 15 (NYC, US).

The passengers of the first successful hot air balloon launch on 19 September 1783 were a sheep, a duck, and a rooster. They managed to stay aloft for an impressive 15 minutes before crashing back to the ground.

On September 15, 1942 a Japanese submarine sank an aircraft carrier, a destroyer, and heavily damaged a battleship using a single salvo of six torpedoes.

The first ever tank, The Mark I, entered service 100 years ago today. On the morning of 15 September 1916, despite most of the tanks breaking down, they took out a machine gun nest as part of the Somme Offensive

54 years ago today, September 15, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL, was bombed by members of the Ku Klux Klan.

Awesome video verse of the day September 15, 2017 - Psalms 27:7

That, as of September, the USA has a kill/death ratio of 15,000 in the war on ISIS

Since 2004, the Cassini spacecraft has been orbiting Saturn, studying the gas giant, its rings and its moon. Before it becomes uncontrollable, on 15 September it will dive into the planet’s atmosphere and burn up.

The Budget of the 9/11 Commission ("complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.") totaled $15 million.

In 1922 a riot broke out in New York City over whether it was acceptable to wear a straw hat after September 15.

The Budget of the 9/11 Commission ("complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.") totaled $15 million.

The Budget of the 9/11 Commission ("complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.") totaled $15 million.

The day is held annually on September 15, the anniversary of the Lehman Brothers' 2008 filing for bankruptcy. Participants offer their own money to passing strangers at public places, two coins or notes at a time. Recipients are asked to pass on one of the notes or coins to someone else.

Hijackers in the September 11 attacks were 15 Saudies, 2 from UAE and not from Afgha8. Yet USA invaded Afghanistan

On September 11th, 2001, Seth McFarlane was scheduled to return to LA with AAL Flight 11 from Boston. Due to a hangover and incorrect dep. time info, he was 10 minutes late to boarding. 15 minutes after take-off, AAL Flight 11 was hijacked and later flown into the North Tower of the WTC.