September 1: Day of the Week
September 1, 2021 is the 244th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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.
- 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.
- 1928Ahmet Zogu declares Albania to be a monarchy and proclaims himself king.
- 1969A coup in Libya brings Muammar al-Gaddafi to power.
- 1979The American space probe Pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to visit Saturn when it passes the planet at a distance of 21000 km.
- 1981A coup d'état in the Central African Republic overthrows President David Dacko.
- 1985A joint American–French expedition locates the wreckage of the RMS Titanic.
- 2004Beslan school hostage crisis commences when armed terrorists take children and adults hostage in Beslan in North Ossetia, Russia.
Who were born on September 1?
- 1909E. Herbert Norman, Canadian diplomat (d. 1957)
- 1921Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (d. 1995)
- 1937Ron O'Neal, American actor, film director and screenwriter (d. 2004)
- 1945Mustafa Balel, Turkish writer
- 1963Carola Smit, Dutch singer
- 1964Brian Bellows, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1964Ray D'Arcy, Irish DJ and TV presenter
- 1976Clare Connor, England Woman cricketer
- 1980Sean Stewart, American songwriter, musician, model and the son of Rod Stewart
- 1981Matthew McGuire, Australian Rower
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