September 16: Day of the Week
September 16, 2019 is the 259th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 106 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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 16 Historical Event(s)
- 1779American Revolutionary War: The Franco-American Siege of Savannah begins.
- 1863Robert College of Istanbul-Turkey, the first American educational institution outside the United States, is founded by Christopher Robert, an American philanthropist.
- 1919The American Legion is incorporated.
- 1920The 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.
- 1941World 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.
- 1955Juan Perón is deposed as the ruler of Argentina.
- 1975The first prototype of the MiG-31 interceptor makes its maiden flight.
- 1976Shavarsh Karapetyan saves 20 people from the trolleybus that had fallen into Erevan reservoir.
- 1990The railroad between the People’s Republic of China and Kazakhstan becomes complete at Dostyk, adding a sizable link to the concept of the Eurasian Land Bridge.
- 2005The Camorra organized crime boss Paolo Di Lauro gets arrested in Naples, Italy.
Who were born on September 16?
- 1846Anna Kingsford, English doctor (d. 1888)
- 1877Jacob Schick, American-Canadian electric razor inventor (d. 1937)
- 1914Allen Funt, American radio and television personality (d. 1999)
- 1916M.S. Subbulakshmi, Indian singer (d. 2004)
- 1934George Chakiris, American actor
- 1960Kurt Busiek, American comic book writer
- 1961Bilinda Butcher, British singer (My Bloody Valentine)
- 1967Hiroya Oku, Japanese manga artist
- 1977Greg Ball, American politician
- 1985Madeline Zima, American actress
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