September 1: Day of the Week
September 1, 2019 was the 244th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 121 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 1529the Spanish fort Sancti Spiritu, the first one built in modern Argentina, is destroyed by natives.
- 1532Lady Anne Boleyn is made Marquess of Pembroke by her fiancé, King Henry VIII of England.
- 1772The Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa is founded in San Luis Obispo, California.
- 1951The United States, Australia and New Zealand sign a mutual defense pact, called the ANZUS Treaty.
- 1958Iceland expands its fishing zone, putting it into conflict with the United Kingdom, beginning the Cod Wars.
- 1969Tran Thien Khiem became Prime Minister of South Vietnam under President Nguyen Van Thieu.
- 1980Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope ends near Thunder Bay, Ontario.
- 1982The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.
- 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.
- 1991Uzbekistan declares independence from the Soviet Union
Who were born on September 1?
- 1789Ferencz Gyulai Hungarian nobleman (d. 1868)
- 1866James J. Corbett, American heavyweight boxer (d. 1933)
- 1878Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1942)
- 1887Blaise Cendrars, Swiss writer (d. 1961)
- 1916Dorothy Cheney, American tennis player
- 1943Don Stroud, American actor
- 1954Dave Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1967David Whissell, Quebec politician
- 1971Lââm, French singer
- 1984László Köteles, Hungarian football player
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