September 18: Day of the Week
September 18, 2019 is the 261st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 104 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
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.
What no one tells you about the hidden secrets of your first name. Are there magical powers in your given name? Every name has a character and personality. Get smart with name meanings. Find out what your name means! (Sponsored link)
September 18 Historical Event(s)
- 1850The U.S. Congress passes the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.
- 1872King Oscar II accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
- 1879The Blackpool Illuminations are switched on for the first time.
- 1934The USSR is admitted to League of Nations.
- 1944World War II: The British submarine HMS Tradewind torpedoes Junyō Maru, 5,600 killed.
- 1961U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld dies in a plane crash while attempting to negotiate peace in the war-torn Katanga region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- 1962Burundi, Jamaica, Rwanda and Trinidad and Tobago are admitted to the United Nations.
- 1973The Bahamas, East Germany and West Germany are admitted to the United Nations.
- 1977Voyager I takes first photograph of the Earth and the Moon together.
- 1980Soyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (including 1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station.
Who were born on September 18?
- 1765Pope Gregory XVI (d. 1846)
- 1860Alberto Franchetti, Italian opera composer (d. 1942)
- 1923Bertha Wilson, Canadian jurist (d. 2007)
- 1945P.F. Sloan, American pop-rock singer and songwriter
- 1962Aden Ridgeway, Australian indigenous politician
- 1963John Powell, British composer
- 1964Holly Robinson Peete, American actress
- 1975“Habacuc” Guillermo Vargas, Costa Rican artist
- 1977Kieran West, British oarsman
- 1979Daniel Aranzubia, Spanish footballer
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.