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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1776Part of New York City is burned shortly after being occupied by British forces.
- 1860In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the Battle of Palikao.
- 1898Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days’ Reform in China.
- 1933Salvador Lutteroth ran the first ever EMLL (now CMLL) show in Mexico, marking the birth of Lucha Libre
- 1934A large typhoon hits western Honshū, Japan, killing 3,036 people.
- 1937J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is published.
- 1942The B-29 Superfortress makes its maiden flight.
- 1965Gambia, Maldives and Singapore are admitted as members of the United Nations.
- 2001Deep Space 1 flies within 2,200 km of Comet Borrelly.
- 2003Galileo mission is terminated by sending the probe into Jupiter’s atmosphere, where it is crushed by the pressure at the lower altitudes.
Who were born on September 21?
- 1853Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1926)
- 1906Henry Beachell, American plant breeder (d. 2006)
- 1926Donald A. Glaser, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1929Bernard Williams, English philosopher (d. 2003)
- 1944Steve Beshear, American politician
- 1951Bruce Arena, American soccer coach
- 1952Anneliese Michel, German exorcism victim (d. 1976)
- 1982Danny Kass, American snowboarder
- 1985Justin Durant, American football player
- 1985Maryam Hassouni, Dutch actress
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