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Tuesday September 17, 2019

September 17: Day of the Week

September 17, 2019 is the 260th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 105 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

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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 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1111
    Highest Galician nobility led by Pedro Fróilaz de Traba and the bishop Diego Gelmírez crown Alfonso VII as “King of Galicia”.
  • 1776
    The Presidio of San Francisco is founded in New Spain.
  • 1809
    Peace between Sweden and Russia in the Finnish War. The territory to become Finland is ceded to Russia by the Treaty of Fredrikshamn.
  • 1814
    Francis Scott Key finishes his poem “Defence of Fort McHenry”, later to be the lyrics of “The Star-Spangled Banner”.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: George B. McClellan halts the northward drive of Robert E. Lee’s Confederate army in the single-day Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest day in American history.
  • 1900
    Philippine-American War: Filipinos under Juan Cailles defeat Americans under Colonel Benjamin F. Cheatham at Mabitac.
  • 1939
    World War II: A German U-boat U 29 sinks the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous.
  • 1974
    Bangladesh, Grenada and Guinea-Bissau join the United Nations.
  • 1980
    Former Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza Debayle is killed in Asunción, Paraguay.
  • 2006
    An audio tape of a private speech by Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány is leaked to the public, in which he confessed that his Hungarian Socialist Party had lied to win the 2006 election, sparking widespread protests across the country.

Who were born on September 17?

  • 1881
    Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter, English soldier (d. 1955)
  • 1914
    Shin Kanemaru, Japanese politician (d. 1996)
  • 1929
    Sil Austin, American jazz saxophonist (d. 2001)
  • 1933
    Dorothy Loudon, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1960
    John Bottomley, Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2011)
  • 1961
    Nives Meroi, Italian mountaineer
  • 1966
    Doug E. Fresh, American rapper, record producer, and beatboxer
  • 1972
    Bobby Lee, American comedian
  • 1979
    Akin Ayodele, American football player
  • 1984
    Eugenia Volodina, Russian model

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