September 18: Day of the Week
September 18, 2020 was the 262nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 104 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1454In the Battle of Chojnice, the Polish army is defeated by the Teutonic army during the Thirteen Years’ War.
- 1502Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his fourth, and final, voyage.
- 1812The 1812 Fire of Moscow dies down after destroying more than three quarters of the city. Napoleon returns from the Petrovsky Palace to the Moscow Kremlin, spared from the fire.
- 1934The USSR is admitted to League of Nations.
- 1939The Nazi propaganda broadcaster known as Lord Haw-Haw begins transmitting.
- 1943World War II: Adolf Hitler orders the deportation of Danish Jews.
- 1948Operation Polo is terminated after Indian Army accepts the surrender of Nizam’s Army.
- 1964Constantine II of Greece marries Danish princess Anne-Marie.
- 1974Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, killing 5,000 people.
- 2007Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president.
Who were born on September 18?
- 1643Gilbert Burnet, Scottish Bishop of Salisbury (d. 1715)
- 1846Richard With, Norwegian businessman, politician and captain, founder of Hurtigruten (d. 1930)
- 1875Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (d. 1945)
- 1929Nancy Littlefield, American film producer (d. 2007)
- 1949Kerry Livgren, American singer (Kansas)
- 1951Benjamin Carson, American neurosurgeon
- 1951Marc Surer, Swiss motor racing driver
- 1968Toni Kukoč, Croatian basketball player
- 1974Ticha Penicheiro, Portuguese basketball player
- 1983Kevin Doyle, Irish footballer
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