September 13: Day of the Week
September 13, 2021 is the 256th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 109 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1504Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand issue a Royal Warrant for the construction of a Royal Chapel (Capilla Real) to be built.
- 1584San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid is finished.
- 1609Henry Hudson reaches the river that would later be named after him – the Hudson River.
- 1808Finnish War: In the Battle of Jutas, Swedish forces under Lieutenant General Georg Carl von Döbeln beat the Russians, making von Döbeln a Swedish war hero.
- 1850First ascent of Piz Bernina, the highest summit of the eastern Alps.
- 1914World War I: South African troops open hostilities in German south-west Africa (Namibia) with an assault on the Ramansdrift police station.
- 1935Rockslide near Whirlpool Rapids Bridge ends the International Railway (New York – Ontario).
- 1943The Municipal Theatre of Corfu is destroyed during an aerial bombardment by Luftwaffe.
- 1964South Vietnamese Generals Lam Van Phat and Duong Van Duc fail in a coup attempt against General Nguyen Khanh.
- 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.
Who were born on September 13?
- 1860John J. Pershing, American general (d. 1948)
- 1886Sir Robert Robinson, British chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1975)
- 1923Edouard Boubat, French photographer (d. 1999)
- 1938Judith Martin, American etiquette writer
- 1944Jacqueline Bisset, British actress
- 1951Jean Smart, American actress
- 1954Steve Kilbey, English musician (The Church)
- 1958Bobby Davro, British Comedian
- 1980Han Chae Young, South Korean actress and model
- 1981Angelina Love, Canadian professional wrestler
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