September 16: Day of the Week
September 16, 2021 is the 259th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 106 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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.
- 1620The Mayflower starts her voyage to North America
- 1810With the Grito de Dolores, Father Miguel Hidalgo begins Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain.
- 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.
- 1959The first successful photocopier, the Xerox 914, is introduced in a demonstration on live television from New York City.
- 1966The Metropolitan Opera House opens at Lincoln Center in New York City with the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s opera, Antony and Cleopatra.
- 1980Saint Vincent and the Grenadines join the United Nations.
- 1982Sabra and Shatila massacre in Lebanon.
- 1991The trial of the deposed Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega begins in the United States.
Who were born on September 16?
- 1920Art Sansom, American cartoonist (The Born Loser) (d. 1991)
- 1921Korla Pandit, musician, composer, pianist, organist and television pioneer, born John Roland Redd (d. 1998)
- 1922Marcel Mouloudji, French actor and singer (d. 1994)
- 1935Jules Bass, American author, producer, director and composer
- 1955Janet Ellis, British television presenter
- 1959Dave Richardson, former South African cricketer
- 1964Molly Shannon, American actress
- 1979Bobby Korecky, American baseball player
- 1987Kyle Lafferty, Northern Irish Footballer
- 1987Travis Wall, American dancer and dance instructor
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