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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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)
- 994Major Fatimid victory over the Byzantine Empire at the Battle of the Orontes.
- 1616The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy.
- 1816HMS Whiting ran aground on the Doom Bar
- 1830The Liverpool to Manchester railway line opens.
- 1862American Civil War: Confederate forces capture Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
- 1894First Sino-Japanese War: Japan defeats China in the Battle of Pyongyang.
- 1981The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
- 1990France announces it will send 4,000 troops to the Persian Gulf.
- 1998With the landmark merger of WorldCom and MCI Communications completed the day prior, the new MCI WorldCom opens its doors for business.
- 2008Lehman Brothers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
Who were born on September 15?
- 1911Luther Terry, American Surgeon General (d. 1985)
- 1920Kym Bonython, Australian radio broadcaster, jazz musician, speedway promoter (d. 2011)
- 1925Stanley Chapman, British architect, designer, translator and writer (d. 2009)
- 1936Sara Henderson, Australian pastoralist and author (d. 2005)
- 1954Hrant Dink, Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor (d. 2007)
- 1958Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (d. 2005)
- 1967Sari Kaasinen, Finnish singer
- 1976Matt Thornton, American baseball player
- 1980Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese pop singer
- 1985François-Olivier Roberge, Canadian speed skater
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