September 18: Day of the Week
September 18, 2020 is the 262nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 104 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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 18 Historical Event(s)
- 324Constantine the Great decisively defeats Licinius in the Battle of Chrysopolis, establishing Constantine’s sole control over the Roman Empire.
- 1879The Blackpool Illuminations are switched on for the first time.
- 1914The Irish Home Rule Act becomes law, but is delayed until after World War I.
- 1919The Netherlands gives women the right to vote.
- 1943World War II: Adolf Hitler orders the deportation of Danish Jews.
- 1945General Douglas MacArthur moves his command headquarters to Tokyo.
- 1947The National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency were established in the United States under the National Security Act.
- 1948Margaret Chase Smith of Maine becomes the first woman elected to the US Senate without completing another senator’s term, when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten.
- 1980Soyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (including 1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station.
- 1981Assemblée Nationale votes to abolish capital punishment in France.
Who were born on September 18?
- 1837Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, (Portuguese) Archbishop of Goa (d. 1880)
- 1838Anton Mauve, Dutch artist (d. 1888)
- 1889Doris Blackburn, Australian politician (d. 1970)
- 1905Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (d. 1990)
- 1922Grayson Hall, American actress (d. 1985)
- 1933Robert Foster Bennett, American senator (Utah)
- 1949Mo Mowlam, British politician (d. 2005)
- 1958Linda Lusardi, English actress and model
- 1962John Mann (musician), Canadian rock musician and actor
- 1977Li Tie, Chinese footballer
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