September 1: Day of the Week
September 1, 2020 is the 245th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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)
- 462Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle.
- 1774Massachusetts colonists rise up in bloodless Powder Alarm.
- 1894More than 400 people die in the Great Hinckley Fire, a forest fire in Hinckley, Minnesota.
- 1905Alberta and Saskatchewan join the Canadian confederation.
- 1910Sport Club Corinthians Paulista is created in São Paulo.
- 1928Ahmet Zogu declares Albania to be a monarchy and proclaims himself king.
- 1939The Wound Badge for Wehrmacht, SS, Kriegsmarine, and Luftwaffe soldiers is instituted. The final version of the Iron Cross is also instituted on this date.
- 1939World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning World War II.
- 1969Tran Thien Khiem became Prime Minister of South Vietnam under President Nguyen Van Thieu.
- 1983Cold War: Korean Air Flight 007 is shot down by a Soviet Union jet fighter when the commercial aircraft enters Soviet airspace. All 269 on board die, including Congressman Lawrence McDonald.
Who were born on September 1?
- 1888Andrija Štampar, Croatian physician (d. 1958)
- 1892Leverett Saltonstall, 55th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1979)
- 1944Archie Bell, singer (Archie Bell & the Drells)
- 1946Roh Moo-hyun, President of South Korea (d. 2009)
- 1947Al Green, American politician
- 1954Dave Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1956Philece Sampler, American voice artist
- 1962Ruud Gullit, Dutch footballer
- 1964Holly Golightly, American cartoonist
- 1981Matthew McGuire, Australian Rower
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