Friday September 13, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

September 13: Day of the Week

September 13, 2024 is the 257th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 109 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

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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.

September 13 Historical Event(s)

1501
Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David.
1541
After three years of exile, John Calvin returns to Geneva to reform the church under a body of doctrine known as Calvinism.
1584
San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid is finished.
1759
Battle 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.
1850
First ascent of Piz Bernina, the highest summit of the eastern Alps.
1862
American Civil War: Union soldiers find a copy of Robert E. Lee’s battle plans in a field outside Frederick, Maryland. It is the prelude to the Battle of Antietam.
1914
World War I: South African troops open hostilities in German south-west Africa (Namibia) with an assault on the Ramansdrift police station.
1942
World War II: Second day of the Battle of Edson’s Ridge in the Guadalcanal campaign. U.S. Marines successfully defeated attacks by the Imperial Japanese Army with heavy losses for the Japanese forces.
1948
Margaret Chase Smith is elected senator, and becomes the first woman to serve in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate.
1988
Hurricane Gilbert is the strongest recorded hurricane in the Western Hemisphere, later replaced by Hurricane Wilma in 2005 (based on barometric pressure).

Who were born on September 13?

1874
Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian-born composer (d. 1951)
1903
Claudette Colbert, American actress (d. 1996)
1918
Dick Haymes, Argentine singer and actor (d. 1980)
1922
Charles Brown, American singer and pianist (d. 1999)
1939
Joel-Peter Witkin, American photographer
1940
Kerry Stokes, Australian billionaire businessman
1948
Nell Carter, American actress (d. 2003)
1968
Emma Sjöberg, Swedish model
1974
Éric Lapointe, Canadian football player
1987
Edenilson Bergonsi, Brazilian footballer

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