September 18: Day of the Week
September 18, 2023 is the 261st day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 104 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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.
- 1810First Government Junta in Chile. Though supposed to rule only in the absence of the king, it is in fact the first step towards independence from Spain, and is commemorated as such.
- 1838The Anti-Corn Law League is established by Richard Cobden.
- 1879The Blackpool Illuminations are switched on for the first time.
- 1934The USSR is admitted to League of Nations.
- 1943World War II: Adolf Hitler orders the deportation of Danish Jews.
- 1947The National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency were established in the United States under the National Security Act.
- 1974Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, killing 5,000 people.
- 1997United States media magnate Ted Turner donates USD 1 billion to the United Nations.
- 2007Buddhist monks join anti-government protesters in Myanmar, starting what some called the Saffron Revolution.
Who were born on September 18?
- 1885Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Azerbaijani composer, conductor, publicist, playwright (d. 1948)
- 1900Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, 1st Prime Minister of Mauritius (d. 1985)
- 1904Bun Cook, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1988)
- 1914Jack Cardiff, British film director (d. 2009)
- 1916Frank Bell, British educator (d. 1989)
- 1920Jack Warden, American actor (d. 2006)
- 1926Bud Greenspan, American film producer
- 1944Michael Franks, American musician
- 1956Tim McInnerny, English actor
- 1975“Habacuc” Guillermo Vargas, Costa Rican artist
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