September 21: Day of the Week
September 21, 2018 was the 264th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 101 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1435An agreement between Charles VII of France and Philip the Good ends the partnership between the English and Burgundy in Hundred Years’ War.
- 1745Battle of Prestonpans: A Hanoverian army under the command of Sir John Cope is defeated, in ten minutes, by the Jacobite forces of Prince Charles Edward Stuart
- 1933Salvador Lutteroth ran the first ever EMLL (now CMLL) show in Mexico, marking the birth of Lucha Libre
- 1937J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is published.
- 1938The Great Hurricane of 1938 makes landfall on Long Island in New York. The death toll is estimated at 500-700 people.
- 1942In Dunaivtsi, Ukraine, Nazis murder 2,588 Jews.
- 1953LT No Kum-Sok a North Korean pilot defected to South Korea and is associated with Operation Moolah.
- 1991Armenia is granted independence from Soviet Union.
- 1999Chi-Chi earthquake occurs in central Taiwan, leaving about 2,400 people dead.
- 2001America: A Tribute to Heroes is broadcast by over 35 network and cable channels, raising over $200 million for the September 11 attack victims.
Who were born on September 21?
- 1706Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg, queen of Sardinia (d. 1735)
- 1849Maurice Barrymore, Indian-born patriarch of the Barrymore family (d. 1905)
- 1924Hermann Buhl, Austrian mountaineer (d. 1957)
- 1930John Morgan, Welsh-born Canadian comedian (d. 2004)
- 1936Yuriy Luzhkov, Russian politician, mayor of Moscow
- 1944Bobby Tench, British vocalist and guitarist
- 1954Shinzo Abe, Japanese politician
- 1959Danny Cox, American baseball player
- 1969Curtis Leschyshyn, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1974Jana Kandarr, German tennis player
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