September 2: Day of the Week
September 2, 2019 is the 245th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 120 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.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
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.
What no one tells you about the hidden secrets of your first name. Are there magical powers in your given name? Every name has a character and personality. Get smart with name meanings. Find out what your name means! (Sponsored link)
September 2 Historical Event(s)
- 31 BCFinal War of the Roman Republic: Battle of Actium – off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony and Cleopatra.
- 1752Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar, nearly two centuries later than most of Western Europe.
- 1856The Tianjing Incident takes place in Nanjing, China.
- 1870Franco-Prussian War: Battle of Sedan – Prussian forces take Napoleon III of France and 100,000 of his soldiers prisoner.
- 1935Labor Day Hurricane of 1935: a large hurricane hits the Florida Keys killing 423.
- 1945World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: the Instrument of Surrender of Japan is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
- 1958United States Air Force C-130A-II is shot down by fighters over Yerevan in Armenia when it strays into Soviet airspace while conducting a sigint mission. All crew members are killed.
- 1970NASA announces the cancellation of two Apollo missions to the Moon, Apollo 15 (the designation is re-used by a later mission), and Apollo 19.
- 1991The United States recognize the independence of the Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
- 1992An earthquake in Nicaragua kills at least 116 people.
Who were born on September 2?
- 1865Simeón Ola, Philippine general (d. 1952)
- 1917Laurindo Almeida, Brazilian guitarist (d. 1995)
- 1946Dan White, American assassin (d. 1985)
- 1946Luis Avalos, Cuban actor
- 1959Guy Laliberté, Canadian founder of Cirque du Soleil
- 1960John S. Hall, American poet and spoken-word artist
- 1966Massimo Cuttitta, Italian rugby player and coach
- 1972Robert Coles, English golfer
- 1974Steven Johnson, Australian racing driver
- 1979Tomer Ben Yosef, Israeli footballer
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.