September 13: Day of the Week
September 13, 2020 is the 257th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 109 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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 13 Historical Event(s)
- 509 BCThe Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus on Rome’s Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.
- 1899Henry Bliss is the first person in the United States to be killed in an automobile accident.
- 1914World War I: The Battle of Aisne begins between Germany and France.
- 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.
- 1964South Vietnamese Generals Lam Van Phat and Duong Van Duc fail in a coup attempt against General Nguyen Khanh.
- 1971State police and National Guardsmen storm New York’s Attica Prison to end a prison revolt.
- 1988Hurricane Gilbert is the strongest recorded hurricane in the Western Hemisphere, later replaced by Hurricane Wilma in 2005 (based on barometric pressure).
- 1993Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin shakes hands with PLO chairman Yasser Arafat at the White House after signing the Oslo Accords granting limited Palestinian autonomy.
- 2008Hurricane Ike makes landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast of the United States, causing heavy damage to Galveston Island, Houston and surrounding areas.
Who were born on September 13?
- 1860John J. Pershing, American general (d. 1948)
- 1863Arthur Henderson, British politician and union leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1935)
- 1916Roald Dahl, British writer (d. 1990)
- 1922Yma Sumac, Peruvian singer (d. 2008)
- 1940Óscar Arias, Costa Rican politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
- 1940Kerry Stokes, Australian billionaire businessman
- 1961KK Null, Japanese musician
- 1973Mahima Chaudhry, Indian actress
- 1978Peter Sunde, Scandinavian entrepreneur
- 1985David Jordan, English singer-songwriter
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