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|Date||Sunrise||Sunset||Sun hours||Days until Fall|
|Wednesday, September 16, 2015||07:07 AM||07:33 PM||12:26||7|
|Thursday, September 17, 2015||07:08 AM||07:31 PM||12:23||6|
|Friday, September 18, 2015||07:09 AM||07:30 PM||12:21||5|
|Saturday, September 19, 2015||07:10 AM||07:28 PM||12:18||4|
|Sunday, September 20, 2015||07:11 AM||07:26 PM||12:15||3|
|Monday, September 21, 2015||07:12 AM||07:25 PM||12:13||2|
|Tuesday, September 22, 2015||07:13 AM||07:23 PM||12:10||1|
First quarter 03:59 AM, Monday, September 21st.
During this week in history - with a little humor thrown in.September 17th, 1787 - The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia approves the constitution for the United States of America.
1978 - Egypt and Israel sign the Camp David Accords.
2011 - Occupy Wall Street movement calling for greater social and economic equality begins in New York City’s Zuccotti Park, coining the phrase “We are the 99%.”
September 18th, 1874 - The Nebraska Relief and Aid Society is formed to help farmers whose crops were destroyed by grasshoppers swarming throughout the American West. - Now you know why we used to be the bugeater state.
1948 - Margaret Chase Smith becomes the first woman elected to the Senate without completing another senator’s term when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten. Smith is also the only woman to be elected to and serve in both houses of Congress.
September 18th is National Cheeseburger and POW/MIA Recognition Day. (POW/MIA day is always the the third Friday in September.) - The POW/MIA flag flies until all prisoners of war and remains of those missing in action are brought home.
September 19th, 1692 - Giles Corey is pressed to death for standing mute and refusing to answer charges of witchcraft brought against him. He is the only person in America to have suffered this punishment.
1893 - New Zealand becomes the first nation to grant women the right to vote.
1982 - The first documented emoticons, :-) and :-(, posted on Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System by Scott Fahlman.
September 20th, 2011 - US military ends its "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy and allows gay men and women to serve openly.
September 21st, 1989 - General Colin Powell is confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
September 22nd, 1776 - American Captain Nathan Hale is hanged as a spy by the British in New York City; his last words are reputed to have been, "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country."