September 12: Day of the Week
September 12, 2021 was the 255th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 110 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 490 BCBattle of Marathon: The conventionally accepted date for the Battle of Marathon. The Athenians and their Plataean allies, defeat the first Persian invasion force of Greece.
- 1229The Aragonese army under the command of James I of Aragon disembarks at Santa Ponça, Majorca, with the purpose of conquering the island.
- 1919Adolf Hitler joins the German Workers Party.
- 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.
- 1940Cave paintings are discovered in Lascaux, France.
- 1959Premiere of Bonanza, the first regularly scheduled TV program presented in color.
- 1980Military coup in Turkey.
- 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.
- 2003The 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.
- 2005Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.
Who were born on September 12?
- 1852H. H. Asquith, British statesman (d. 1928)
- 1922Ellen Demming, American actress (d. 2002)
- 1927Freddie Jones, English character actor
- 1946Tony Bellamy, American guitarist, pianist and vocalist
- 1947Bjørn Floberg, Norwegian actor
- 1963Paul Bellini, Canadian screenwriter, comedian
- 1966Ben Folds, American musician
- 1980Fernando Cesar de Souza, Brazilian footballer
- 1981Staciana Stitts, American swimmer
- 1986Joanne Jackson, English swimmer
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