September 20: Day of the Week
September 20, 2021 is the 263rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 102 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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 20 Historical Event(s)
- 1058Agnes de Poitou and Andrew I of Hungary meet to negotiate about the border-zone in present-day Burgenland.
- 1697The Treaty of Rijswijk is signed by France, England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the Dutch Republic ending the Nine Years’ War (1688–97).
- 1854Battle of Alma: British and French troops defeat Russians in the Crimea.
- 1860The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII of the United Kingdom) visits the United States.
- 1871Bishop John Coleridge Patteson is martyred on the island of Nukapu, a Polynesian outlier island now in the Temotu Province of the Solomon Islands. He is the first bishop of Melanesia.
- 1911White Star Line’s RMS Olympic collides with british warship HMS Hawke.
- 1930Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is formed by Archbishop Mar Ivanios.
- 1973Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in The Battle of the Sexes tennis match at the Houston Astrodome in Houston, Texas.
- 2003Maldives civil unrest: the death of prisoner Hassan Evan Naseem sparks a day of rioting in Malé.
- 2008A 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?
- 1873Ferenc Szisz, Hungarian race car driver (d. 1944)
- 1925Ananda Mahidol, King of Thailand (d. 1946)
- 1926Jackie Paris, American jazz singer and guitarist (d. 2004)
- 1948George R. R. Martin, American writer
- 1957Rich DiSilvio, American new media developer & artist
- 1969Patrick Pentland, Canadian musician (Sloan)
- 1975Jason Robinson, American jazz saxophonist, electronic musician, and composer
- 1982Aaron Burkart, German rally driver
- 1982Athanasios Tsigas, Greek footballer
- 1987Tito Tebaldi, Italian rugby player
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