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Wednesday September 16, 2020

September 16: Day of the Week

September 16, 2020 was the 260th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 106 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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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)

  • 307
    Severus II is captured and imprisoned at Tres Tabernae. He is later executed (or forced to commit suicide) after Emperor Galerius unsuccessfully invades Italy.
  • 1701
    James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the “Old Pretender”, becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland.
  • 1779
    American Revolutionary War: The Franco-American Siege of Savannah begins.
  • 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.
  • 1966
    The Metropolitan Opera House opens at Lincoln Center in New York City with the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s opera, Antony and Cleopatra.
  • 1975
    The Cape Verde Islands, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Principe join the United Nations.
  • 1975
    The first prototype of the MiG-31 interceptor makes its maiden flight.
  • 1978
    An earthquake measuring 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale hits the city of Tabas, Iran killing about 25,000 people.
  • 1980
    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines join the United Nations.

Who were born on September 16?

  • 1507
    Jiajing, Emperor of China (d. 1567)
  • 1897
    Milt Franklyn, American musician (d. 1962)
  • 1911
    Paul Henning, American producer and writer (d. 2005)
  • 1926
    Takao Tanabe, Canadian painter
  • 1930
    Anne Francis, American actress (d. 2011)
  • 1937
    Vince Naimoli, American former MLB team owner
  • 1950
    David Bellamy, American guitarist and singer
  • 1950
    Henry Louis Gates, American scholar
  • 1960
    Ean Evans, bassist for Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • 1992
    Jake Roche, English actor

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