September 15, 2024 is the 259th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 107 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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.
September 15 Historical Event(s)
Gilles de Rais, one of the earliest known serial killers, is taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.
The United States Department of State is established (formerly known as the “Department of Foreign Affairs”).
War of 1812: A second supply train sent to relieve Fort Harrison is ambushed in the Attack at the Narrows.
Constitutionalist revolution in Lisbon, Portugal.
Saint Joseph’s University is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
World War II: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Wasp is torpedoed at Guadalcanal.
Battle of Peleliu begins as the United States Marine Corps’ 1st Marine Division and the United States Army’s 81st Infantry Division hit White and Orange beaches under heavy fire from Japanese infantry and artillery.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet in Quebec as part of the Octagon Conference to discuss strategy.
The Soviet Zond 5 spaceship is launched, becoming the first spacecraft to fly around the Moon and re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere.
With the landmark merger of WorldCom and MCI Communications completed the day prior, the new MCI WorldCom opens its doors for business.
Who were born on September 15?
François de La Rochefoucauld, French writer (d. 1680)
Cyprien Tanguay, Canadian priest and historian (d. 1902)
Joseph Lyons, 10th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1939)
Carmen Maura, Spanish actress
Kevin Allen, Welsh actor
Róbert Fico, Slovak Prime minister, populist
Marisa Ramirez, American actress
Patrick Marleau, Canadian ice hockey player
Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese pop singer
Luke Hochevar, American baseball player
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