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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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)
- 506The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.
- 1649Siege of Drogheda ends: Oliver Cromwell’s English Parliamentarian troops take the town and execute its garrison.
- 1683Battle of Vienna.
- 1776British-American peace conference on Staten Island fails to stop nascent American Revolutionary War.
- 1903The first race at The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin is held. It is the oldest major speedway in the world.
- 1944World War II: RAF bombing raid on Darmstadt and the following firestorm kill 11,500.
- 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.
- 1961Foundation of the World Wildlife Fund.
- 2001The September 11 attacks take place in the United States. Airplane hijackings result in the collapse of the World Trade Center in New York City, damage to The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and the crashing of a passenger airliner near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
- 2007Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of all bombs.
Who were born on September 11?
- 1924Rudolf Vrba, Canadian professor (d. 2006)
- 1929Patrick Mayhew, Baron Mayhew, UK politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
- 1933William Luther Pierce, American author and activist (d. 2002)
- 1943Raymond Villeneuve, Canadian political activist
- 1966Princess Akishino of Japan
- 1967Harry Connick, Jr., American singer
- 1971Richard Ashcroft, British singer
- 1976Flora Redoumi, Greek hurdler
- 1982Shriya Saran, Indian actress
- 1986Chiliboy Ralepelle, South African rugby union footballer
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