Friday September 20, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

September 20: Day of the Week

September 20, 2024 is the 264th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 102 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

September 20 Historical Event(s)

1187
Saladin begins the Siege of Jerusalem.
1697
The Treaty of Rijswijk is signed by France, England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the Dutch Republic ending the Nine Years’ War (1688–97).
1863
American Civil War: The Battle of Chickamauga ends.
1910
The ocean liner SS France, later known as the “Versailles of the Atlantic”, is launched.
1942
Holocaust in Letychiv, Ukraine. In the course of two days the German SS murders at least 3,000 Jews.
1962
James Meredith, an African-American, is temporarily barred from entering the University of Mississippi.
1970
Syrian tanks roll into Jordan in response to continued fighting between Jordan and the fedayeen.
1982
The National Football League players begin a 57-day strike.
2000
The British MI6 Secret Intelligence Service building is attacked by unapprehended forces using a Russian-built RPG-22 anti-tank missile.
2008
A dump truck full of explosives detonates in front of the Marriott hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, killing 54 people and injuring 266 others.

Who were born on September 20?

1844
William H. Illingworth, American photographer (d. 1893)
1873
Ferenc Szisz, Hungarian race car driver (d. 1944)
1884
Maxwell Perkins, American editor and publisher (d. 1947)
1892
Roy Turk, U.S. songwriter/lyricist (d. 1934)
1951
Javier Marías, Spanish author, translator and academic
1956
Debbi Morgan, American actress
1957
Alannah Currie, New Zealander musician (Thompson Twins)
1959
Joanna Domańska, Polish classical pianist and music teacher
1971
Masashi Hamauzu, Japanese composer
1979
Sean Davis, English footballer

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