September 20: Day of the Week
September 20, 2020 is the 264th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 102 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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).
- 1792French troops stop allied invasion of France, during the War of the First Coalition at Valmy.
- 1857The Indian Rebellion of 1857 ends with the recapture of Delhi by troops loyal to the East India Company.
- 1870Bersaglieri corps enter Rome through the Porta Pia and complete the unification of Italy.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1990South Ossetia declares its independence from Georgia.
- 2003Maldives civil unrest: the death of prisoner Hassan Evan Naseem sparks a day of rioting in Malé.
Who were born on September 20?
- 1758Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Emperor of Haiti (d. 1806)
- 1878Upton Sinclair, American writer (d. 1968)
- 1884Maxwell Perkins, American editor and publisher (d. 1947)
- 1914Kenneth More, English actor (d. 1982)
- 1930Eddie Bo, American singer and pianist (d. 2009)
- 1938Eric Gale, American jazz and session guitarist and record producer (d. 1994)
- 1964Randy Bradbury, American musician (Pennywise)
- 1968Darrell Russell, American race car driver (d. 2004)
- 1968Van Jones, American attorney and activist
- 1981Joanie Dodds, American model
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