September 19: Day of the Week
September 19, 2021 was the 262nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 103 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: British forces win a tactically expensive victory over the Continental Army in the First Battle of Saratoga.
- 1862American Civil War: Battle of Iuka – Union troops under General William Rosecrans defeat a Confederate force commanded by General Sterling Price.
- 1893Women’s suffrage: in New Zealand, the Electoral Act of 1893 is consented to by the governor giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote.
- 1939World War II: The Battle of Kępa Oksywska concludes, with Polish losses reaching roughly 14% of all the forces engaged.
- 1940Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance.
- 1959Nikita Khrushchev is barred from visiting Disneyland due to security concerns.
- 1972A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.
- 1973King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has his investiture.
Who were born on September 19?
- 1908Robert Lecourt, French politician and president of the European Court of Justice (d. 2004)
- 1915Germán Valdés, Mexican actor, singer and comedian (d. 1973)
- 1933Gilles Archambault, Canadian novelist
- 1945David Bromberg, American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter
- 1949Twiggy, English model
- 1954Michael Wolff, American jazz pianist, composer, producer, actor, and jazz educator
- 1957Chris Roupas, Greek-American professional basketball player
- 1962Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian
- 1976Jim Ward, American musician (At the Drive-In, Sparta)
- 1979Hermione Granger, Brightest Witch
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