September 11: Day of the Week
September 11, 2021 is the 254th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 1185Isaac II Angelus kills Stephanus Hagiochristophorites and then appeals to the people, resulting in the revolt that deposes Andronicus I Comnenus and places Isaac on the throne of the Byzantine Empire.
- 1226The Roman Catholic practice of public adoration of the Blessed Sacrament outside of Mass spreads from monasteries to parishes.
- 1609Henry Hudson discovers Manhattan Island and the indigenous people living there.
- 1683Battle of Vienna.
- 1857The Mountain Meadows Massacre: Mormon settlers and Paiutes massacre 120 pioneers at Mountain Meadows, Utah.
- 1903The first race at The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin is held. It is the oldest major speedway in the world.
- 1943World War II: Start of the liquidation of the Ghettos in Minsk and Lida by the Nazis.
- 1944World War II: The first Allied troops of the U.S. Army cross the western border of Germany.
- 1961Hurricane Carla strikes the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane, the second strongest storm ever to hit the state.
- 1992Hurricane Iniki, one of the most damaging hurricanes in United States history, devastates the Hawaiian islands of Kauai and Oahu.
Who were born on September 11?
- 1862O. Henry, American writer (d. 1910)
- 1884Sudhamoy Pramanick, Indian Independence activist (d. 1974)
- 1885D. H. Lawrence, English novelist (d. 1930)
- 1924Tom Landry, American football coach (d. 2000)
- 1933William Luther Pierce, American author and activist (d. 2002)
- 1936Ian Abercrombie, English actor
- 1944Freddy Thielemans, Belgian politician
- 1946Jim Shoulder, British footballer and coach
- 1962Elizabeth Daily, American actress
- 1964Victor Wooten, American musician
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