September 18: Day of the Week
September 18, 2021 is the 261st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 104 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 18 Historical Event(s)
- 14Tiberius is confirmed as Roman Emperor by the Roman Senate following the natural death of Augustus
- 1635Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II of Austria declares war on France.
- 1793The first cornerstone of the Capitol building is laid by George Washington.
- 1837Tiffany and Co. (first named Tiffany & Young) is founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young in New York City. The store is called a “stationery and fancy goods emporium”.
- 1914World War I: South African troops land in German South West Africa.
- 1922Hungary is admitted to League of Nations.
- 1947The United States Air Force becomes an independent branch of the United States armed forces.
- 1964Constantine II of Greece marries Danish princess Anne-Marie.
- 1975Patty Hearst is arrested after a year on the FBI Most Wanted List.
- 2001First mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attacks.
Who were born on September 18?
- 1846Richard With, Norwegian businessman, politician and captain, founder of Hurtigruten (d. 1930)
- 1876James Scullin, 9th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1953)
- 1907Leon Askin, Austrian actor (d. 2005)
- 1932Nikolai Rukavishnikov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2002)
- 1946Nicholas Clay, English actor (d. 2000)
- 1949Jim McCrery, American politician
- 1959Ryne Sandberg, American baseball player
- 1970Mike Compton, American football player
- 1971Lance Armstrong, American cyclist
- 1976Ronaldo, Brazilian footballer
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