September 13: Day of the Week
September 13, 2019 was the 256th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 109 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 533General Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimium, near Carthage, North Africa.
- 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.
- 1791King Louis XVI of France accepts the new constitution.
- 1814In a turning point in the War of 1812, the British fail to capture Baltimore, Maryland.
- 1923Following a military coup in Spain, Miguel Primo de Rivera takes over, setting up a dictatorship.
- 1943The Municipal Theatre of Corfu is destroyed during an aerial bombardment by Luftwaffe.
- 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.
- 1988Hurricane Gilbert is the strongest recorded hurricane in the Western Hemisphere, later replaced by Hurricane Wilma in 2005 (based on barometric pressure).
- 2001Civilian aircraft traffic resumes in the U.S. after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- 2008Delhi, India, is hit by a series of bomb blasts, resulting in 30 deaths and 130 injuries.
Who were born on September 13?
- 1874Henry Fountain Ashurst, American politician (d. 1962)
- 1924Scott Brady, American film actor (d. 1985)
- 1929Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bulgarian opera singer (d. 2004)
- 1937Don Bluth, American animator
- 1948Nell Carter, American actress (d. 2003)
- 1961Peter Roskam, American politician
- 1968Emma Sjöberg, Swedish model
- 1970Martín Herrera, former Argentine footballer
- 1975Joe Don Rooney, American musician (Rascal Flatts)
- 1981Angelina Love, Canadian professional wrestler
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