September 12: Day of the Week
September 12, 2023 is the 255th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 110 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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 12 Historical Event(s)
- 1609Henry Hudson begins his exploration of the Hudson River while aboard the Halve Maen.
- 1910Premiere performance of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 in Munich (with a chorus of 852 singers and an orchestra of 171 players. Mahler’s rehearsal assistant conductor was Bruno Walter)
- 1930Wilfred Rhodes ends his 1110-game first-class career by taking 5 for 95 for H.D.G. Leveson Gower’s XI against the Australians.
- 1938Adolf Hitler demands autonomy and self-determination for the Germans of the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia.
- 1940Cave paintings are discovered in Lascaux, France.
- 1943World War II: Benito Mussolini, dictator of Italy, is rescued from house arrest on the Gran Sasso in Abruzzi, by German commando forces led by Otto Skorzeny.
- 1944World War II: The liberation of Serbia from Nazi Germany and the Chetniks continues. Bajina Bašta in western Serbia is among those liberated cities. Near Trier, American troops enter Germany for the first time.
- 1977South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko is killed in police custody.
- 1980Military coup in Turkey.
- 1990The two German states and the Four Powers sign the Treaty on the Final Settlement With Respect to Germany in Moscow, paving the way for German re-unification.
Who were born on September 12?
- 1885Heinrich Hoffmann, German photographer (d. 1957)
- 1934Jaegwon Kim, Korean-born American philosopher
- 1948Bruce Mahler, American actor
- 1950Marguerite Blais, Canadian journalist, radio host and politician
- 1956Sam Brownback, American politician
- 1958Wilfredo Benitez, American boxer
- 1971Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor and composer
- 1975Luis Castillo, Dominican baseball player
- 1980Fernando Cesar de Souza, Brazilian footballer
- 1981Marty Adams, Canadian actor and comedian
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