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September is the ninth month of the yr within the Julian and Gregorian calendars, the third of 4 months to have a size of 30 days, and the fourth of 5 months to have a size of lower than 31 days. Within the Northern Hemisphere September is the seasonal equal of March within the Southern Hemisphere.
Within the Northern hemisphere, the start of the meteorological autumn is on 1 September. Within the Southern hemisphere, the start of the meteorological spring is on 1 September.
September marks the start of the ecclesiastical yr within the Japanese Orthodox Church. It’s the begin of the tutorial yr in lots of international locations of the northern hemisphere, wherein kids return to high school after the summer time break, generally on the primary day of the month.
September (from Latin septem, “seven”) was initially the seventh of ten months within the oldest identified Roman calendar, the calendar of Romulus c. 750 BC, with March (Latin Martius) the primary month of the yr till maybe as late as 451 BC. After the calendar reform that added January and February to the start of the yr, September grew to become the ninth month however retained its title. It had 29 days till the Julian reform, which added a day.
Historical Roman observances for September embrace Ludi Romani, initially celebrated from September 12 to September 14, later prolonged to September 5 to September 19. Within the 1st century BC, an additional day was added in honor of the deified Julius Caesar on four September. Epulum Jovis was held on September 13. Ludi Triumphales was held from September 18–22. The Septimontium was celebrated in September, and on December 11 on later calendars. These dates don’t correspond to the fashionable Gregorian calendar. In 1752, the British Empire adopted the Gregorian calendar. Within the British Empire that yr, September 2 was instantly adopted by September 14.
September was known as “harvest month” in Charlemagne’s calendar. September corresponds partly to the Fructidor and partly to the Vendémiaire of the primary French republic. On Usenet, it’s stated that September 1993 (Everlasting September) by no means ended. September known as Herbstmonat, harvest month, in Switzerland. The Anglo-Saxons known as the month Gerstmonath, barley month, that crop being then often harvested.