September 14: Day of the Week
September 14, 2021 is the 257th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 108 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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)
- 1607Flight of the Earls from Lough Swilly, Donegal, Ireland.
- 1682Bishop Gore School, one of the oldest schools in Wales, is founded.
- 1752The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar, skipping eleven days (the previous day was September 2).
- 1814The poem Defence of Fort McHenry is written by Francis Scott Key. The poem is later used as the lyrics of The Star-Spangled Banner.
- 1829The Ottoman Empire signs the Treaty of Adrianople with Russia, thus ending the Russo-Turkish War.
- 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.
- 1917Russia is officially proclaimed a republic.
- 1923Miguel Primo de Rivera becomes dictator of Spain.
- 2001Historic National Prayer Service held at Washington National Cathedral for victims of the September 11 attacks. A similar service is held in Canada on Parliament Hill, the largest vigil ever held in the nation’s capital.
Who were born on September 14?
- 1760Luigi Cherubini, Italian composer (d. 1842)
- 1902Giorgos Papasideris Greek musician (d. 1977)
- 1932Harry Sinden, American National Hockey League executive
- 1934Don Walser, American country music singer and yodeller (d. 2006)
- 1940Larry Brown, American basketball player and coach
- 1942Oliver Lake, American jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer and poet
- 1970Ben Garant, American actor
- 1970Francesco Casagrande, Italian cyclist
- 1974Chad Bradford, American baseball player
- 1980Ayọ, German singer
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