September 21 is the th day of the year th in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. It is occasionally the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere , though this usually falls on September 22 or September From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is the latest accepted revision , reviewed on 14 January Bloomsbury Academic, Retrieved
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National Today. The International Day of Peace or World Peace Day celebrated annually on September 21 is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. At a time when war and violence often monopolize our news cycles, the International Day of Peace is an inspiring reminder of what we can create together. This day coincided with the opening day of the annual sessions of the General Assembly. The purpose of the day was and still remains, to strengthen the ideals of peace around the world. Two decades after establishing this day of observance, in , the assembly moved the date to be observed annually on September So, beginning in , September 21 marks not only a time to discuss how to promote and maintain peace among all peoples but also a hour period of global ceasefire and non-violence for groups in active combat.