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 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 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.
- 1609Henry Hudson reaches the river that would later be named after him – the Hudson River.
- 1743Great Britain, Austria and Savoy-Sardinia sign the Treaty of Worms.
- 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.
- 1850First ascent of Piz Bernina, the highest summit of the eastern Alps.
- 1882The Battle of Tel el-Kebir is fought in the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War.
- 1914World War I: South African troops open hostilities in German south-west Africa (Namibia) with an assault on the Ramansdrift police station.
- 1933Elizabeth McCombs becomes the first woman elected to the New Zealand Parliament.
- 1935Rockslide near Whirlpool Rapids Bridge ends the International Railway (New York – Ontario).
- 2001Civilian aircraft traffic resumes in the U.S. after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Who were born on September 13?
- 1087John II Komnenos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1143)
- 1694Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1776)
- 1919Mary Midgley, American philosopher
- 1929Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bulgarian opera singer (d. 2004)
- 1930Robert Gavron, Baron Gavron, British printing millionaire
- 1936Stefano Delle Chiaie, Italian neo-Nazi
- 1938John Smith, Labour Party Leader 1992 – 1994 (d. 1994)
- 1957Judy Blumberg, American ice dancer
- 1958Bobby Davro, British Comedian
- 1986Sean Williams, American basketball player
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