September 15: Day of the Week
September 15, 2021 is the 258th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 107 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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 15 Historical Event(s)
- 921At Tetin Saint Ludmila is murdered at the command of her daughter-in-law.
- 1556Departing from Vlissingen, ex-Holy Roman Emperor Charles V returns to Spain.
- 1873Franco-Prussian War: The last German troops leave France upon completion of payment of indemnity.
- 1894First Sino-Japanese War: Japan defeats China in the Battle of Pyongyang.
- 1959Nikita Khrushchev becomes the first Soviet leader to visit the United States.
- 1961Hurricane Carla strikes Texas with winds of 175 miles per hour.
- 1975The French département of Corse (the entire island of Corsica) is divided into two: Haute-Corse and Corse-du-Sud.
- 1983Israeli premier Menachem Begin resigns.
- 1998With the landmark merger of WorldCom and MCI Communications completed the day prior, the new MCI WorldCom opens its doors for business.
- 2004National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman announces lockout of the players union and cessation of operations by the NHL head office.
Who were born on September 15?
- 1613François de La Rochefoucauld, French writer (d. 1680)
- 1789James Fenimore Cooper, American novelist (d. 1851)
- 1858Jenő Hubay, Hungarian violinist (d. 1937)
- 1870Rose Sutro, American duo-pianist with her sister Ottilie (d. 1957)
- 1924Bobby Short, American musician (d. 2005)
- 1931Brian Henderson, Australian television presenter
- 1932Neil Bartlett, English chemist (d. 2008)
- 1934Fred Nile, Australian politician
- 1958Joel Quenneville, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1960Ed Solomon, American screenwriter
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