September 11: Day of the Week
September 11, 2019 is the 254th day of the year 2019 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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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)
- 1649Siege of Drogheda ends: Oliver Cromwell’s English Parliamentarian troops take the town and execute its garrison.
- 1714Siege of Barcelona: Barcelona, capital city of Catalonia, surrenders to Spanish and French Bourbon armies in the War of the Spanish Succession.
- 1775Benedict Arnold’s expedition to Quebec leaves Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- 1802France annexes the Kingdom of Piedmont.
- 1847Stephen Foster’s well-known song, Oh! Susanna, is first performed at a saloon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- 1931Salvatore Maranzano is murdered by Charles Luciano’s hitmen.
- 1932Franciszek Żwirko and Stanisław Wigura, Polish Challenge 1932 winners, are killed when their RWD 6 airplane crashes during a storm.
- 1965Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Army captures the town of Burki, just southeast of Lahore.
- 1973A coup in Chile headed by General Augusto Pinochet topples the democratically elected president Salvador Allende. Pinochet remains in power for almost 17 years.
- 199714 Estonian soldiers die in the Kurkse tragedy, drowning in the Baltic Sea
Who were born on September 11?
- 1860James Allan, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1934)
- 1865Rainis, Latvian poet and playwright (d. 1929)
- 1892Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (d. 1980)
- 1925Harry Somers, Canadian composer (d. 1999)
- 1943Raymond Villeneuve, Canadian political activist
- 1953Jani Allan, South African journalist and media personality
- 1958Phoef Sutton, American television writer and producer
- 1962Elizabeth Daily, American actress
- 1964Victor Wooten, American musician
- 1970Ted Leo, American musician
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