September 15: Day of the Week
September 15, 2023 is the 258th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 107 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.
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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 15 Historical Event(s)
- 1762Seven Years War: Battle of Signal Hill.
- 1789The United States Department of State is established (formerly known as the “Department of Foreign Affairs”).
- 1812The French army under Napoleon reaches the Kremlin in Moscow.
- 1821Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica jointly declare independence from Spain.
- 1862American Civil War: Confederate forces capture Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
- 1947RCA releases the 12AX7 vacuum tube.
- 1963The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing: Four children killed at an African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama, United States
- 1972A Scandinavian Airlines System domestic flight from Gothenburg to Stockholm is hijacked and flown to Malmö-Bulltofta Airport.
- 1975The French département of Corse (the entire island of Corsica) is divided into two: Haute-Corse and Corse-du-Sud.
- 1990France announces it will send 4,000 troops to the Persian Gulf.
Who were born on September 15?
- 1828Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov, Russian chemist (d. 1886)
- 1870Rose Sutro, American duo-pianist with her sister Ottilie (d. 1957)
- 1879Joseph Lyons, 10th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1939)
- 1908Kid Sheik, New Orleans jazz trumpeter (d. 1996)
- 1917Hilde Gueden, Austrian soprano (d. 1988)
- 1922Bob Anderson (fencer), English sword-master
- 1929Eva Burrows, the 13th General of The Salvation Army
- 1945Ron Shelton, American film director
- 1973Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland
- 1983Luke Hochevar, American baseball player
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