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)
- 1604Adi Granth, now known as Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs, was first installed at Harmandir Sahib.
- 1804Juno, one of the largest main belt asteroids, is discovered by German astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding.
- 1862American Civil War: Battle of Chantilly – Confederate forces attack retreating Union troops in Chantilly, Virginia.
- 1878Emma Nutt becomes the world’s first female telephone operator when she is recruited by Alexander Graham Bell to the Boston Telephone Dispatch Company.
- 1910Sport Club Corinthians Paulista is created in São Paulo.
- 1939Switzerland mobilizes its forces and the Swiss Parliament elects Henri Guisan to head the Swiss Army (an event that can happen only during war or mobilization).
- 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.
- 1985A joint American–French expedition locates the wreckage of the RMS Titanic.
- 1990The Communist Labour Party of Turkey/Leninist is founded, following a split from the Communist Labour Party of Turkey.
Who were born on September 1?
- 1711William IV, Prince of Orange (d. 1759)
- 1906Franz Biebl, German composer (d. 2001)
- 1909E. Herbert Norman, Canadian diplomat (d. 1957)
- 1916Dorothy Cheney, American tennis player
- 1927Wyatt Cooper, American author and screenwriter (d. 1978)
- 1950Phillip Fulmer, American football coach
- 1963Carola Smit, Dutch singer
- 1975Cuttino Mobley, American basketball player
- 1977Aamir Ali, Indian television actor
- 1988Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladeshi cricketer
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