September 14: Day of the Week
September 14, 2019 is the 257th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 108 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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 14 Historical Event(s)
- 1682Bishop Gore School, one of the oldest schools in Wales, is founded.
- 1741George Frideric Handel completes his oratorio Messiah
- 1752The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar, skipping eleven days (the previous day was September 2).
- 1846Jang Bahadur and his brothers massacre about 40 members of the Nepalese palace court.
- 1901President of the United States William McKinley dies after an assassination attempt on September 6, and is succeeded by Theodore Roosevelt.
- 1959The Soviet probe Luna 2 crashes onto the Moon, becoming the first man-made object to reach it.
- 1960The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is founded.
- 1984Joe Kittinger becomes the first person to fly a gas balloon alone across the Atlantic Ocean.
- 1994The Major League Baseball season is canceled because of a strike.
- 1999Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the United Nations.
Who were born on September 14?
- 1656Thomas Baker, British antiquarian (d. 1746)
- 1880Archie Hahn, American athlete (d. 1955)
- 1885Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor (d. 1975)
- 1886Jan Masaryk, Czech foreign minister and diplomat (d. 1948)
- 1934Sarah Kofman, French philosopher
- 1941Alex St. Clair, American musician (d. 2006)
- 1959Mary Crosby, American actress
- 1974Chad Bradford, American baseball player
- 1988Kirsten Haglund, American beauty pageant contestant
- 1989Jesse James, American actor
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