September 13: Day of the Week
September 13, 2023 is the 256th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 109 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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.
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September 13 Historical Event(s)
- 585 BCLucius Tarquinius Priscus, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victories over the Sabines, and the surrender of Collatia.
- 509 BCThe Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus on Rome’s Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.
- 533General Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimium, near Carthage, North Africa.
- 1541After three years of exile, John Calvin returns to Geneva to reform the church under a body of doctrine known as Calvinism.
- 1808Finnish War: In the Battle of Jutas, Swedish forces under Lieutenant General Georg Carl von Döbeln beat the Russians, making von Döbeln a Swedish war hero.
- 1812War of 1812: A supply wagon sent to relieve Fort Harrison is ambushed in the Attack at the Narrows.
- 1814In a turning point in the War of 1812, the British fail to capture Baltimore, Maryland.
- 1850First ascent of Piz Bernina, the highest summit of the eastern Alps.
- 1900Filipino resistance fighters defeat a small American column in the Battle of Pulang Lupa, during the Philippine-American War.
- 1914World War I: The Battle of Aisne begins between Germany and France.
Who were born on September 13?
- 1676Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans, Duchess of Lorraine (d. 1741)
- 1775Laura Secord, Canadian war heroine (d. 1868)
- 1842John H. Bankhead, U.S. Senator (d. 1920)
- 1885Wilhelm Blaschke, Austrian geometer (d. 1962)
- 1886Sir Robert Robinson, British chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1975)
- 1924Scott Brady, American film actor (d. 1985)
- 1944Midget Farrelly, Australian surfer
- 1970Yuki Matsuoka, Japanese voice actress
- 1985Emi Suzuki, Japanese model
- 1989Thomas Müller, German footballer
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