September 1: Day of the Week
September 1, 2021 was the 244th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 121 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 1532Lady Anne Boleyn is made Marquess of Pembroke by her fiancé, King Henry VIII of England.
- 1763Catherine II of Russia endorses Ivan Betskoy’s plans for a Foundling Home in Moscow
- 1836Narcissa Whitman, one of the first English-speaking white women to settle west of the Rocky Mountains, arrives at Walla Walla, Washington.
- 1878Emma Nutt becomes the world’s first female telephone operator when she is recruited by Alexander Graham Bell to the Boston Telephone Dispatch Company.
- 1894More than 400 people die in the Great Hinckley Fire, a forest fire in Hinckley, Minnesota.
- 1939George C. Marshall becomes Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
- 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).
- 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.
- 1990The Communist Labour Party of Turkey/Leninist is founded, following a split from the Communist Labour Party of Turkey.
- 1991Uzbekistan declares independence from the Soviet Union
Who were born on September 1?
- 1922Yvonne De Carlo, Canadian-born actress (d. 2007)
- 1923Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian businessman (d. 2006)
- 1928George Maharis, American actor
- 1932Sunny von Buelow, American socialite (d. 2008)
- 1938Per Kirkeby, Danish artist
- 1966Tim Hardaway, American basketball player
- 1970Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor
- 1970Vanna, Croatian singer
- 1973Zach Thomas, American football player
- 1988Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladeshi cricketer
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