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 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.
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)
- 1400Owain Glyndŵr is declared Prince of Wales by his followers.
- 1893Settlers make a land run for prime land in the Cherokee Strip in Oklahoma.
- 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.
- 1943World War II: The Allied invasion of Italy concludes when Heinrich von Vietinghoff, commander of the German Tenth Army, orders his troops to withdraw from Salerno.
- 1947Typhoon Kathleen hits Saitama, Tokyo and Tone River area, at least 1,930 killed.
- 1955Juan Perón is deposed as the ruler of Argentina.
- 1976Shavarsh Karapetyan saves 20 people from the trolleybus that had fallen into Erevan reservoir.
- 1978An earthquake measuring 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale hits the city of Tabas, Iran killing about 25,000 people.
- 2007Mercenaries working for Blackwater Worldwide allegedly shoot and kill 17 Iraqi civilians in Nisour Square, Baghdad; all criminal charges against them are later dismissed, sparking outrage in the Arab world.
- 2007One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 carrying 128 crew and passengers crashes in Thailand killing 89 people.
Who were born on September 16?
- 1823Francis Parkman, American historian (d. 1893)
- 1837King Pedro V of Portugal (d. 1861)
- 1853Albrecht Kossel, German physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1927)
- 1866Georg Voigt, German politician (d. 1927)
- 1955Janet Ellis, British television presenter
- 1959Peter Keleghan, Canadian actor
- 1960Jayne Brook, American actress
- 1964Molly Shannon, American actress
- 1972James Westman, Canadian Operatic Baritone
- 1972Shalane McCall, American actress
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