September 13: Day of the Week
September 13, 2018 was the 256th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 109 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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 13 Historical Event(s)
- 122Construction of Hadrian’s Wall begins.
- 1501Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David.
- 1759Battle of the Plains of Abraham: British defeat French near Quebec City in the Seven Years’ War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War.
- 1812War of 1812: A supply wagon sent to relieve Fort Harrison is ambushed in the Attack at the Narrows.
- 1914World War I: The Battle of Aisne begins between Germany and France.
- 1922The final act of the Greco-Turkish War, the Great Fire of Smyrna, commences.
- 1935Rockslide near Whirlpool Rapids Bridge ends the International Railway (New York – Ontario).
- 1953Nikita Khrushchev is appointed secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
- 1987Goiânia accident: A radioactive object is stolen from an abandoned hospital in Goiânia, Brazil, contaminating many people in the following weeks and causing some to die from radiation poisoning.
- 1989Largest anti-Apartheid march in South Africa, led by Desmond Tutu.
Who were born on September 13?
- 1766Samuel Wilson, possible namesake of Uncle Sam (d. 1854)
- 1877Stanley Lord, captain of the SS Californian the night of the Titanic disaster (d. 1962)
- 1908Karolos Koun, Greek theater director (d. 1987)
- 1933Donald Mackay, Australian anti-drugs campaigner (d. 1977)
- 1940Óscar Arias, Costa Rican politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
- 1962Tõnu Õnnepalu, Estonian poet and author
- 1965Jeffrey Ross, American comedian
- 1967Stephen Perkins, American percussionist/drummer (Jane’s Addiction)
- 1978Megan Henning, American actress
- 1981Koldo Fernández, Spanish cyclist
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