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Friday September 20, 2019

September 20: Day of the Week

September 20, 2019 is the 263rd day of the year 2019 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.

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September 20 Historical Event(s)

  • 1187
    Saladin begins the Siege of Jerusalem.
  • 1519
    Ferdinand Magellan sets sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda with about 270 men on his expedition to circumnavigate the globe.
  • 1737
    The finish of the Walking Purchase which forces the cession of 1.2 million acres (4,860 km²) of Lenape-Delaware tribal land to the Pennsylvania Colony.
  • 1860
    The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII of the United Kingdom) visits the United States.
  • 1961
    Greek general Konstantinos Dovas becomes Prime Minister of Greece.
  • 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.
  • 1971
    Having weakened after making landfall in Nicaragua the previous day, Hurricane Irene regains enough strength to be renamed Hurricane Olivia, making it the first known hurricane to cross from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific.
  • 1979
    A coup d'état in the Central African Empire overthrows Emperor Bokasa I.
  • 2000
    The British MI6 Secret Intelligence Service building is attacked by unapprehended forces using a Russian-built RPG-22 anti-tank missile.

Who were born on September 20?

  • 1917
    Red Auerbach, American basketball coach (d. 2006)
  • 1926
    Jackie Paris, American jazz singer and guitarist (d. 2004)
  • 1939
    Robert L. Gerry III, American businessman
  • 1947
    Steve Gerber, American comics writer (d. 2008)
  • 1957
    Michael Hurst, New Zealand actor
  • 1967
    Gunnar Nelson, American musician (Nelson)
  • 1968
    Ben Shepherd, American bassist (Soundgarden)
  • 1969
    Richard Witschge, former Dutch footballer
  • 1978
    Patrizio Buanne, Italian singer
  • 1981
    Joanie Dodds, American model

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