September 11: Day of the Week
September 11, 2020 is the 255th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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 11: This Day in History
It is usually the first day of the year in the Coptic calendar and Ethiopian calendar (in the period AD 1900 to AD 2099).
September 11 Historical Event(s)
- 1526The Ottoman army occupies Buda after the crushing Hungarian defeat in the Battle of Mohács.
- 1708Charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the Battle of Poltava, and the Swedish empire ceases to be a major power.
- 1758Battle of Saint Cast: France repels British invasion during the Seven Years’ War.
- 1803Battle of Delhi, during the Second Anglo-Maratha War, between British troops under General Lake, and Marathas of Scindia’s army under General Louis Bourquin.
- 1922The Treaty of Kars is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia.
- 1941Ground is broken for the construction of The Pentagon.
- 1945World War II: Australian 9th Division forces liberate the Japanese-run Batu Lintang camp, a POW and civilian internment camp on the island of Borneo.
- 1988The St Jean Bosco massacre takes place in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
- 1997NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor reaches Mars.
- 2004All passengers are killed when a helicopter crashes in the Aegean Sea. Passengers include Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria and 16 others (including journalists and bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria).
Who were born on September 11?
- 1899Philipp Bouhler, German Nazi leader (d. 1945)
- 1911Bola de Nieve, Cuban pianist (d. 1971)
- 1940Robert Palmer, American businessman
- 1945Gianluigi Gelmetti, Italian conductor and composer
- 1962Kristy McNichol, American actress
- 1965Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria
- 1970Taraji P. Henson, American actress and singer
- 1976Flora Redoumi, Greek hurdler
- 1977Jon Buckland, British guitarist
- 1981Charles Kelley, American singer-songwriter
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