American History: September Anniversaries

September 2 V-J Day – The 76 Anniversary of Japan signing formal surrender (1945)
Congress Establishes U.S. Treasury (1789)
September 5 First session of Continental Congress convenes (1774)
September 9 Congress renamed the nation ‘United States of America’ (1776)
September 11 20th Anniversary of 9/11 attacks Patriot Day
September 12 Grandparents Day
September 17 Constitution Week Begins
September 18 Congress establishes U.S. Air Force (1947) POW/MIA Recognition Day
September 28 Battle of Yorktown begins (1781)

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