September 21: Day of the Week
September 21, 2019 is the 264th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 101 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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.
- 1776Part of New York City is burned shortly after being occupied by British forces.
- 1897The “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” editorial is published in the New York Sun.
- 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.
- 1953LT No Kum-Sok a North Korean pilot defected to South Korea and is associated with Operation Moolah.
- 1964Malta becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
- 1965Gambia, Maldives and Singapore are admitted as members of the United Nations.
- 1976Orlando Letelier is assassinated in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Chilean socialist government of Salvador Allende, overthrown in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet.
- 1993Russian President Boris Yeltsin suspends parliament and scraps the then-functioning constitution, thus triggering the Russian constitutional crisis of 1993.
Who were born on September 21?
- 1853Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1926)
- 1890Charles William Train, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (d. 1965)
- 1890Max Immelmann, German WWI fighter pilot (d. 1916)
- 1895Sergei Yesenin, Russian poet (d. 1925)
- 1918John Gofman, American Manhattan Project scientist and advocate (d. 2007)
- 1939Agnivesh, Indian social activist
- 1940Hermann Knoflacher, Austrian civil engineer
- 1971Luke Wilson, American actor
- 1973Oswaldo Sanchez, Mexican footballer
- 1987Jimmy Clausen, American football player
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