Islamic New Year, also known as Hijri New Year is celebrated on the 1st day of the month of Muharram. It marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year. It is an official non-working day in some Muslim countries.
World Car Free Day is a global event held on September 22. It encourages drivers to give up their cars for a day and use public transportation, ride a bicycle, or simply walk.
World Rhino Day is an international ecological observance celebrated on September 22. It was inaugurated in 2010 to raise awareness of the need to protect the five existing species of rhinoceros: white rhino, black rhino, Indian rhino, Javan rhino and Sumatran rhino.
Day of Languages of the Peoples of Kazakhstan is observed on September 22. It was established in 1998 by a Presidential Decree to celebrate all the languages spoken in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The date of September 22 was chosen to commemorate the law “On Languages” which was adopted on that day in 1989.
On September 22, Latvia and Lithuania celebrate the Day of the Baltic Unity. This holiday was established in 2000 to commemorate the Battle of Saule which was fought in 1236. In this battle, Baltic tribes defeated the Livonian Brothers of the Sword.
OneWebDay is an annual global observance held on September 22. Its goals are to celebrate the World Wide Web and to raise awareness of the importance of Internet accessibility.
Hobbit Day is an informal holiday celebrated by Tolkien fans. It falls on September 22, the birthday of the hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. Bilbo Baggins is the protagonist of The Hobbit, and his relative Frodo is the primary protagonist of The Lord of the Rings.
Mabon is a Pagan festival, that is connected with autumn equinox. This is a ritual of thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth.