September 21: Day of the Week
September 21, 2021 is the 264th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 101 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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 21 Historical Event(s)
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point.
- 1823Joseph Smith is reportedly visited by the angel Moroni, who told him the location of gold plates, which Smith obtained four years later and partially translated into The Book of Mormon.
- 1860In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the Battle of Palikao.
- 1921A storage silo in Oppau, Germany, explodes, killing 500-600 people.
- 1939Romanian Prime Minister Armand Calinescu is assassinated by ultranationalist members of the Iron Guard.
- 1942In Poland, at the end of Yom Kippur, Germans order Jews to permanently evacuate Konstantynów and move to the Ghetto in Biała Podlaska, established to assemble Jews from seven nearby towns, including Janów Podlaski, Rossosz and Terespol.
- 1942The B-29 Superfortress makes its maiden flight.
- 1964Malta becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
- 1964The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, the world’s first Mach 3 bomber, makes its maiden flight from Palmdale, California.
- 2001Deep Space 1 flies within 2,200 km of Comet Borrelly.
Who were born on September 21?
- 1895Sergei Yesenin, Russian poet (d. 1925)
- 1912Chuck Jones, American animator (d. 2002)
- 1939Rory Storm, English musician (d. 1972)
- 1946Moritz Leuenberger, Swiss jurist
- 1959Dave Coulier, American actor
- 1971Luke Wilson, American actor
- 1972Jon Kitna, American football player
- 1980Stacy Clark, American singer-songwriter
- 1985Justin Durant, American football player
- 1988Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Pakistani politician
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