September 10: Day of the Week
September 10, 2020 was the 254th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 112 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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 10 Historical Event(s)
- 506The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.
- 1608John Smith is elected council president of Jamestown, Virginia.
- 1798At the Battle of St. George’s Caye, British Honduras defeats Spain.
- 1897Lattimer massacre: A sheriff’s posse kills 20 unarmed immigrant miners in Pennsylvania, United States.
- 1898Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.
- 1919Austria and the Allies sign the Treaty of Saint-Germain recognizing the independence of Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia.
- 1932The New York City Subway’s third competing subway system, the municipally-owned IND, is opened.
- 1937Nine nations attend the Nyon Conference to address international piracy in the Mediterranean Sea.
- 1943World War II: German forces begin their occupation of Rome.
- 1946While riding a train to Darjeeling, Sister Teresa Bojaxhiu of the Loreto Sisters’ Convent claimed to have heard the call of God, directing her “to leave the convent and help the poor while living among them”. She would become known as Mother Teresa.
Who were born on September 10?
- 920King Louis IV of France (d. 954)
- 1550Alonso de Guzmán El Bueno, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, Spanish Armada commander (d. 1615)
- 1624Thomas Sydenham, English physician (d. 1689)
- 1855Albert F. Mummery, British mountaineer (d. 1895)
- 1917Miguel Serrano, Chilean author and diplomat (d. 2009)
- 1937Jared Diamond, American biologist and author
- 1940Buck Buchanan, American football player (d. 1992)
- 1943Eldridge Coleman, American professional wrestler
- 1959Peter Nelson, American actor
- 1976Matt Morgan, American professional wrestler
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