September 12: Day of the Week
September 12, 2020 is the 256th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 110 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 12 Historical Event(s)
- 1213Albigensian Crusade: Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, defeats Peter II of Aragon at the Battle of Muret.
- 1885Arbroath 36–0 Bon Accord, a world record scoreline in professional football.
- 1897Tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi.
- 1919Adolf Hitler joins the German Workers Party.
- 1933Leó Szilárd, waiting for a red light on Southampton Row in Bloomsbury, conceives the idea of the nuclear chain reaction.
- 1964Canyonlands National Park is designated as a National Park.
- 1980Military coup in Turkey.
- 1983A Wells Fargo depot in West Hartford, Connecticut, United States, is robbed of approximately US$7 million by Los Macheteros.
- 1983The USSR vetoes a UN Security Council Resolution deploring the Soviet shooting down of a Korean civilian jetliner on September 1.
- 1992NASA launches Space Shuttle Endeavour on STS-47 which marked the 50th shuttle mission. On board are Mae Carol Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, Mamoru Mohri, the first Japanese citizen to fly in a US spaceship, and Mark Lee and Jan Davis, the first married couple in space.
Who were born on September 12?
- 1830William Sprague IV, American politician (d. 1915)
- 1915Billy Daniels, American singer with big bands and solo (d. 1988)
- 1940Mickey Lolich, American baseball player
- 1942Michel Drucker, French journalist and television host
- 1952Neil Peart, Canadian drummer, lyricist and author (Rush)
- 1968Paul F. Tompkins, American comedian
- 1968Richard Snell, South African cricketer
- 1978Elisabetta Canalis, Italian model and actress
- 1981Staciana Stitts, American swimmer
- 1989Freddie Freeman, American baseball player
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