September 13: Day of the Week
September 13, 2019 is the 256th day of the year 2019 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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1609Henry Hudson reaches the river that would later be named after him – the Hudson River.
- 1782American Revolutionary War: Franco-Spanish troops launch the unsuccessful “grand assault” during the Great Siege of Gibraltar.
- 1843The Greek Army rebels (OS date: September 3) against the autocratic rule of king Otto of Greece, demanding the granting of a constitution.
- 1847Mexican-American War: Six teenage military cadets known as Niños Héroes die defending Chapultepec Castle in the Battle of Chapultepec. American troops under General Winfield Scott capture Mexico City in the Mexican-American War.
- 1882The Battle of Tel el-Kebir is fought in the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War.
- 1899Mackinder, Ollier and Brocherel make the first ascent of Batian (5,199 m – 17,058 ft), the highest peak of Mount Kenya.
- 1922The final act of the Greco-Turkish War, the Great Fire of Smyrna, commences.
- 1956The dike around the Dutch polder East Flevoland is closed.
- 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.
- 2001Civilian aircraft traffic resumes in the U.S. after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Who were born on September 13?
- 1842John H. Bankhead, U.S. Senator (d. 1920)
- 1857Milton S. Hershey, American confectioner (d. 1945)
- 1886Amelie Beese, German aviator and sculptor. (d. 1925)
- 1923Edouard Boubat, French photographer (d. 1999)
- 1939Richard Kiel, American actor
- 1970Yuki Matsuoka, Japanese voice actress
- 1973Christine Arron, French runner
- 1973Fabio Cannavaro, Italian footballer
- 1978Peter Sunde, Scandinavian entrepreneur
- 1985David Jordan, English singer-songwriter
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