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.
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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)
- 1759The British capture Quebec City.
- 1851First publication of The New-York Daily Times, which later becomes The New York Times.
- 1873Panic of 1873: The U.S. bank Jay Cooke & Company declares bankruptcy, triggering a series of bank failures.
- 1879The Blackpool Illuminations are switched on for the first time.
- 1906A typhoon with tsunami kills an estimated 10,000 people in Hong Kong.
- 1934The USSR is admitted to League of Nations.
- 1939World War II: Polish government of Ignacy Mościcki flees to Romania.
- 1943World War II: The Jews of Minsk are massacred at Sobibór.
- 1977Voyager I takes first photograph of the Earth and the Moon together.
- 2009The 72 year run of the soap opera The Guiding Light ends as its final episode is broadcast.
Who were born on September 18?
- 1765Pope Gregory XVI (d. 1846)
- 1859Lincoln Loy McCandless, American cattle rancher (d. 1940)
- 1893William March, American writer (d. 1954)
- 1933Scotty Bowman, Canadian ice hockey coach
- 1939Frankie Avalon, American musician
- 1951Darryl Stingley, American football player (d. 2007)
- 1961James Gandolfini, American actor
- 1976Gabriel Gervais, Canadian football player
- 1984Jack Carpenter, American actor
- 1990Lewis Holtby, German footballer
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