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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1378Cardinal Robert of Geneva, called by some the Butcher of Cesena, is elected as Avignon Pope Clement VII, beginning the Papal schism.
- 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).
- 1792French troops stop allied invasion of France, during the War of the First Coalition at Valmy.
- 1848The American Association for the Advancement of Science is created.
- 1881Chester A. Arthur is inaugurated as the 21st President of the United States following the assassination of James Garfield.
- 1909The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the South Africa Act 1909, creating the Union of South Africa from the British Colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, Natal, Orange River Colony, and the Transvaal Colony.
- 1961Greek general Konstantinos Dovas becomes Prime Minister of Greece.
- 1971Having 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.
- 1990South Ossetia declares its independence from Georgia.
- 2011The United States ends its “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” policy, allowing gay men and women to serve openly for the first time.
Who were born on September 20?
- 1872Maurice Gamelin, French army general (d. 1958)
- 1913John Collins, jazz guitarist (d. 2001)
- 1914Kenneth More, English actor (d. 1982)
- 1923Geraldine Clinton Little, Irish-born poet (d. 1997)
- 1925James Bernard, English film composer (d. 2001)
- 1959Joanna Domańska, Polish classical pianist and music teacher
- 1969Megumi Kudo, Japanese pro-wrestler
- 1971Dominika Peczynski, Swedish singer (Army of Lovers)
- 1978Jason Bay, Canadian baseball player
- 1986Aldis Hodge, American actor
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