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Monday September 16, 2019

September 16: Day of the Week

September 16, 2019 was the 259th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 106 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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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 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 1701
    James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the “Old Pretender”, becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland.
  • 1795
    The first occupation by United Kingdom of Cape Colony, South Africa with the Battle of Hout Bay, after successive victories at the Battle of Muizenberg and Wynberg, after William V requested protection against revolutionary France’s occupation of the Netherlands.
  • 1810
    With the Grito de Dolores, Father Miguel Hidalgo begins Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain.
  • 1920
    The Wall Street bombing: a bomb in a horse wagon explodes in front of the J. P. Morgan building in New York City – 38 are killed and 400 injured.
  • 1941
    World War II: Concerned that Reza Pahlavi the Shah of Persia is about to ally his petroleum-rich empire with Nazi Germany, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union invade Iran in late August and force the Shah to abdicate in favor of his son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
  • 1959
    The first successful photocopier, the Xerox 914, is introduced in a demonstration on live television from New York City.
  • 1970
    King Hussein of Jordan declares military rule following the hijacking of four civilian airliners by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). This results in the formation of the Black September Palestinian paramilitary unit.
  • 1975
    Papua New Guinea gains its independence from Australia.
  • 1991
    The trial of the deposed Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega begins in the United States.
  • 2007
    One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 carrying 128 crew and passengers crashes in Thailand killing 89 people.

Who were born on September 16?

  • 1716
    Angelo Maria Amorevoli, a leading Italian tenor in Baroque opera (d. 1798)
  • 1858
    Andrew Bonar Law, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1923)
  • 1881
    Clive Bell, English art critic (d. 1964)
  • 1911
    Paul Henning, American producer and writer (d. 2005)
  • 1935
    Bob Kiley, American public transit specialist
  • 1939
    Breyten Breytenbach, South African writer and painter
  • 1948
    Ron Blair, American bassist
  • 1950
    David Bellamy, American guitarist and singer
  • 1959
    Peter Keleghan, Canadian actor
  • 1971
    Amy Poehler, American comedian (Saturday Night Live)

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