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 French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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 2 Historical Event(s)
- 44 BCCicero launches the first of his Philippics (oratorical attacks) on Mark Antony. He will make 14 of them over the following months.
- 421Emperor Constantius III dies suddenly of an illness, his wife Galla Placidia becomes for the second time widow.
- 1806A massive landslide destroys the town of Goldau, Switzerland, killing 457.
- 1859A solar super storm affects electrical telegraph service.
- 1864American Civil War: Union forces enter Atlanta, Georgia, a day after the Confederate defenders flee the city.
- 1946The Interim Government of India is formed with Jawaharlal Nehru as Vice President with the powers of a Prime Minister.
- 1957President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam becomes the first foreign head of state to make a state visit to Australia.
- 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.
- 1963CBS Evening News becomes U.S. network television’s first half-hour weeknight news broadcast, when the show is lengthened from 15 to 30 minutes.
- 1991Nagorno Karabakh declares its independence from Azerbaijan forming the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
Who were born on September 2?
- 1852Paul Bourget, French novelist and critic (d. 1935)
- 1915Meinhardt Raabe, American actor (d. 2010)
- 1929Hal Ashby, American film director (d. 1988)
- 1962Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor
- 1963Sam Mitchell, American basketball player and coach
- 1965Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian filmmaker
- 1972Matthew Dunn, Australian swimmer
- 1980Dany Sabourin, French-Canadian ice hockey goaltender
- 1982Jason Hammel, American baseball player
- 1988Ishant Sharma, Indian cricketer
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