September 17: Day of the Week
September 17, 2022 is the 260th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 105 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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 17 Historical Event(s)
- 1577The Peace of Bergerac is signed between Henry III of France and the Huguenots.
- 1862American Civil War: The Allegheny Arsenal explosion results in the single largest civilian disaster during the war.
- 1928The Okeechobee Hurricane strikes southeastern Florida, killing upwards of 2,500 people. It is the third deadliest natural disaster in United States history, behind the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 and the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
- 1949The Canadian steamship SS Noronic burns in Toronto Harbour with the loss of over 118 lives.
- 1957Malaysia joins the United Nations.
- 1983Vanessa Williams becomes the first black Miss America.
- 1991Estonia, North Korea, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia join the United Nations.
- 2001The New York Stock Exchange reopens for trading after the September 11 Attacks, the longest closure since the Great Depression.
- 2006An 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.
- 2011Occupy Wall Street movement began in Zucotti Park, New York City.
Who were born on September 17?
- 1929Sir Stirling Moss, English race car driver
- 1946Billy Bonds, English footballer
- 1963Amy Roloff, American reality star
- 1966Doug E. Fresh, American rapper, record producer, and beatboxer
- 1968Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece
- 1969Ken Doherty, Irish snooker player
- 1972Brian Henry, American poet
- 1979Steffen Algreen, Danish footballer
- 1982Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1985Alexander Ovechkin, Russian hockey player
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