Thursday September 12, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

September 12: Day of the Week

September 12, 2024 is the 256th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 110 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.

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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

September 12 Historical Event(s)

1229
The Aragonese army under the command of James I of Aragon disembarks at Santa Ponça, Majorca, with the purpose of conquering the island.
1890
Salisbury, Rhodesia, is founded.
1910
Premiere 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)
1942
World War II: RMS Laconia, carrying civilians, Allied soldiers and Italian POWs is torpedoed off the coast of West Africa and sinks with a heavy loss of life.
1943
World 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.
1959
Premiere of Bonanza, the first regularly scheduled TV program presented in color.
1977
South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko is killed in police custody.
1983
The USSR vetoes a UN Security Council Resolution deploring the Soviet shooting down of a Korean civilian jetliner on September 1.
1990
The 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.
2003
The United Nations lifts sanctions against Libya after that country agreed to accept responsibility and recompense the families of victims in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

Who were born on September 12?

1605
William Dugdale, English antiquarian (d. 1686)
1920
Irene Dailey, American actress (d. 2008)
1922
Mark Rosenzweig, American brain researcher (d. 2009)
1934
Jaegwon Kim, Korean-born American philosopher
1942
Michel Drucker, French journalist and television host
1948
Bruce Mahler, American actor
1952
Neil Peart, Canadian drummer, lyricist and author (Rush)
1961
Mylène Farmer, French singer and songwriter
1974
Caroline Aigle, French fighter pilot (d. 2007)
1981
Marty Adams, Canadian actor and comedian

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