September 1: Day of the Week
September 1, 2019 is the 244th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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 1 Historical Event(s)
- 1715King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years – the longest of any major European monarch.
- 1862American Civil War: Battle of Chantilly – Confederate forces attack retreating Union troops in Chantilly, Virginia.
- 1905Alberta and Saskatchewan join the Canadian confederation.
- 1911The armored cruiser Georgios Averof is commissioned into the Greek Navy. It now serves as a museum ship.
- 1939George C. Marshall becomes Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
- 1958Iceland expands its fishing zone, putting it into conflict with the United Kingdom, beginning the Cod Wars.
- 1970Attempted assassination of King Hussein of Jordan by Palestinian guerrillas, who attacked his motorcade.
- 1972In Reykjavík, Iceland, American Bobby Fischer beats Russian Boris Spassky to become the world chess champion.
- 1980Major General Chun Doo-hwan becomes president of South Korea, following the resignation of Choi Kyu-hah.
- 1981A coup d'état in the Central African Republic overthrows President David Dacko.
Who were born on September 1?
- 1651Nataliya Kyrillovna Naryshkina, Tsaritsa of Russia (d. 1694)
- 1920Liz Carpenter, American feminist writer (d. 2010)
- 1946Barry Gibb, English singer (Bee Gees)
- 1956Bernie Wagenblast, American broadcaster and editor
- 1973Ram Kapoor, Indian actor
- 1974Jhonen Vasquez, American comic book artist
- 1980Nigar Jamal, Azerbaijani singer
- 1981Clinton Portis, American football player
- 1982Paul Dumbrell, Australian racing driver
- 1988Gabriel Ferrari, American footballer
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