What day of the week is this date?

Salisbury Church

You’re probably looking for a day of the week calculator. Chances are you have a date in mind and you want to find out what day of the week it was. You’re in luck! This nifty little website will help you solve your problem. Let’s face it, it’s not easy to find an old calendar just to find out what day of the week a particular day is.

It’s also possible that you might be asking the question: “What day of the week was I born?” Whatever your reason is, you’ll get the days of the week you are looking for.

As an added bonus, this website utilizes pages from Wikipedia to extract historical events and birthday of popular individuals. This is useful if you’re creating a scrapbook and you want to know some important events that took place about a particular day.

This website is using the Gregorian calendar system as the basis for computing the day of the week. Dates before 1752 in some European countries were recorded as a Julian calendar date such as the one engraved in the above picture of a church tower in Salisbury, a city in England. (Photo credit: Alan Clarke) Just for fun. Try entering the date you see in the above picture and verify the day of the week.

Here are some interesting facts about the Julian and Gregorian calendars. When the Calendar Act was implemented in Britain, on September 2, 1752 the Britons slept using the old Julian calendar and woke up the following morning using the Gregorian calendar but it suddenly became September 14, 1752. They skipped 11 days overnight. Some neighboring countries made the switch to Gregorian calendar a few centuries earlier while others a few centuries later. For example, the Russians only adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1918. The Greeks did not switch to it until 1923 and they have to skip 13 days instead of just 11 days.

Now, let us begin with today’s date. You may also enter a specific day using the form on the top bar. The year is optional and this website will use the current year if it is not given. All date and time computations are based on the server’s current date and time which is Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:46:18 AM UTC.

September 17: Day of the Week

September 17, 2019 is the 260th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 105 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.

Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

September 2019
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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September 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1630
    The city of Boston, Massachusetts is founded.
  • 1859
    Joshua A. Norton declares himself “Emperor Norton I” of the United States.
  • 1939
    World War II: A German U-boat U 29 sinks the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous.
  • 1949
    The Canadian steamship SS Noronic burns in Toronto Harbour with the loss of over 118 lives.
  • 1974
    Bangladesh, Grenada and Guinea-Bissau join the United Nations.

Who were born on September 17?

  • 1874
    Sir Walter Murdoch, Australian academic and essayist (d. 1970)
  • 1953
    Altaf Hussain, Pakistani politician and founder of MQM
  • 1963
    Rami Saari, Israeli poet and translator
  • 1982
    Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 2008
    Mia Talerico, American child actress

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