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.
- 1796George Washington’s farewell address is printed across America as an open letter to the public.
- 1881U.S. President James A. Garfield dies of wounds suffered in a July 2 shooting.
- 1934Bruno Hauptmann is arrested for the kidnap and murder of Charles Lindbergh Jr.
- 1940Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance.
- 1945Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) is sentenced to death in London.
- 1970The first Glastonbury Festival is held at Michael Eavis’s farm in Glastonbury, United Kingdom.
- 1983Saint Kitts and Nevis gains its independence.
- 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.
- 2010The leaking oil well in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is sealed.
Who were born on September 19?
- 86Antoninus Pius, Roman Emperor (d. 161)
- 1913Helen Ward (jazz singer), American jazz singer(d. 1998)
- 1919Roger Grenier, French Writer and animator
- 1937Abner Haynes, American football player
- 1956Charlie Reliford, American baseball umpire
- 1969Kostya Tszyu, Russian/Australian boxer
- 1979Noémie Lenoir, French model and actress
- 1980Amber Lancaster, American model and actress
- 1986Peter Vack, American voice actor
- 1986Ryan Succop, American football player
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