September 12: Day of the Week
September 12, 2021 is the 255th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 110 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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.
- 1885Arbroath 36–0 Bon Accord, a world record scoreline in professional football.
- 1933Leó Szilárd, waiting for a red light on Southampton Row in Bloomsbury, conceives the idea of the nuclear chain reaction.
- 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.
- 1958Jack Kilby demonstrates the first integrated circuit.
- 1970Palestinian terrorists blow up three hijacked airliners in Jordan, continuing to hold the passengers hostage in various undisclosed locations in Amman.
- 1980Military coup in Turkey.
- 1983The USSR vetoes a UN Security Council Resolution deploring the Soviet shooting down of a Korean civilian jetliner on September 1.
- 1992Abimael Guzmán, leader of the Shining Path, is captured by Peruvian special forces; shortly thereafter the rest of Shining Path’s leadership fell as well.
- 2003In Fallujah, US forces mistakenly shoot and kill eight Iraqi police officers.
Who were born on September 12?
- 1888Maurice Chevalier, French singer and actor (d. 1972)
- 1917Han Suyin, Eurasian novelist
- 1948Luis Lima, Argentinian tenor
- 1950Mike Murphy, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1951Gerald Stano, American serial killer (d. 1998)
- 1967Louis C.K., American comedian
- 1969Ángel Cabrera, Argentine golfer
- 1973Paul Walker, American actor
- 1983Clayton Richard, American baseball player
- 1984September, Swedish singer
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