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 French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 1851First publication of The New-York Daily Times, which later becomes The New York Times.
- 1914The Irish Home Rule Act becomes law, but is delayed until after World War I.
- 1919Fritz Pollard becomes the first African-American to play professional football for a major team, the Akron Pros.
- 1931The Mukden Incident gives Japan the pretext to invade and occupy Manchuria.
- 1948Operation Polo is terminated after Indian Army accepts the surrender of Nizam’s Army.
- 1960Fidel Castro arrives in New York City as the head of the Cuban delegation to the United Nations.
- 1964Constantine II of Greece marries Danish princess Anne-Marie.
- 1977Voyager I takes first photograph of the Earth and the Moon together.
- 1981Assemblée Nationale votes to abolish capital punishment in France.
- 2009The 72 year run of the soap opera The Guiding Light ends as its final episode is broadcast.
Who were born on September 18?
- 1786Justinus Kerner, German poet (d. 1862)
- 1860Alberto Franchetti, Italian opera composer (d. 1942)
- 1904David Eccles, 1st Viscount Eccles, British politician and peer (d. 1999)
- 1905Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (d. 1990)
- 1945P.F. Sloan, American pop-rock singer and songwriter
- 1955Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor (d. 2006)
- 1964Marco Masini, Italian singer-songwriter
- 1974Travis Schuldt, Actor
- 1980Avi Strool, Israeli footballer
- 1983Kevin Doyle, Irish footballer
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