September 11: Day of the Week
September 11, 2021 was the 254th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 111 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 1297Battle of Stirling Bridge: Scots jointly-led by William Wallace and Andrew Moray defeat the English.
- 1541Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, led by Michimalonko.
- 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.
- 1709Battle of Malplaquet: Great Britain, Netherlands and Austria fight against France.
- 1776British-American peace conference on Staten Island fails to stop nascent American Revolutionary War.
- 1941Ground is broken for the construction of The Pentagon.
- 1943World War II: German troops occupy Corsica and Kosovo-Metohija.
- 1961Foundation of the World Wildlife Fund.
- 1961Hurricane Carla strikes the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane, the second strongest storm ever to hit the state.
- 1974Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 crashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, killing 69 passengers and two crew.
Who were born on September 11?
- 1943Mickey Hart, American drummer
- 1957Jeff Sluman, American golfer
- 1958Brad Lesley, American baseball player, actor, and television personality
- 1961Philip Ardagh, British writer
- 1963Patrick McWilliams, Irish author
- 1970Taja Kramberger, Slovenian poet and sociologist
- 1970Ted Leo, American musician
- 1970William Joppy, American boxer
- 1978Dejan Stanković, Serbian footballer
- 1980Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player
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