September 19: Day of the Week
September 19, 2019 is the 262nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 103 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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 19 Historical Event(s)
- 1356Battle of Poitiers: an English army under the command of Edward, the Black Prince defeats a French army and captures the French king, John II.
- 1676Jamestown is burned to the ground by the forces of Nathaniel Bacon during Bacon’s Rebellion.
- 1881U.S. President James A. Garfield dies of wounds suffered in a July 2 shooting.
- 1939World War II: The Battle of Kępa Oksywska concludes, with Polish losses reaching roughly 14% of all the forces engaged.
- 1945Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) is sentenced to death in London.
- 1946The first Cannes Film Festival is held, having been delayed seven years due to World War II.
- 1971Montagnard troops of South Vietnam revolt against the rule of Nguyen Khanh, killing 70 ethnic Vietnamese soldiers.
- 1972A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.
- 1989A terrorist bomb explodes UTA Flight 772 in mid-air above the Tùnùrù Desert, Niger, killing 171.
- 1990Delhi University student Rajiv Goswami attempts Self Immolation during Anti-Reservation agitation in India. Though he survived, his Self Immolation inspired nearly 150 self immolation bids and indirectly led to the Resignation of V P Singh Govt.
Who were born on September 19?
- 1749Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician (d. 1822)
- 1888J. W. Alexander, American mathematician (d. 1971)
- 1933David McCallum, Scottish actor
- 1953Sarana VerLin, violinist, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
- 1955Rex Smith, American singer and actor
- 1967Alexander Karelin, Russian wrestler
- 1969Alkinoos Ioannidis, Greek-Cypriot singer and composer
- 1974Victoria Silvstedt, Swedish model
- 1979Noémie Lenoir, French model and actress
- 2001Taylor Geare, American actress
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