Wednesday September 11, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

September 11: Day of the Week

September 11, 2024 is the 255th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

September 2024

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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.

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)

Battle of Saint Cast: France repels British invasion during the Seven Years’ War.
War of 1812: The climax of the Battle of Plattsburgh, a major United States victory in the war.
Surrender of the expedition led by Isidro Barradas at Tampico, sent by the Spanish crown in order to retake Mexico, This was the final consummation of Mexican independence.
Charles Lindbergh’s Des Moines Speech accusing the British, Jews and the Roosevelt administration of pressing for war with Germany.
Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and 6 crew.
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system has its opening day of passenger service.
Voters approve the present Constitution of Chile.
Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb’s baseball record for most career hits with his 4,192nd hit
Opening ceremony for the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia is the first Asian country to host the games.
Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of all bombs.

Who were born on September 11?

Lev Oborin, Russian pianist (d. 1974)
Jessica Mitford, British writer (d. 1996)
Hans-Ulrich Wehler, German historian
Robert Crippen, American astronaut
Felton Perry, American actor
Gianluigi Gelmetti, Italian conductor and composer
Leo Kottke, American guitarist
Jim Shoulder, British footballer and coach
Tommy Shaw, American musician and singer
Kristy McNichol, American actress

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