September 21: Day of the Week
September 21, 2022 is the 264th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 101 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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)
- 1217Livonian Crusade: The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu and Livonian leader Kaupo are killed in Battle of St. Matthew’s Day.
- 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
- 1860In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the Battle of Palikao.
- 1933Salvador Lutteroth ran the first ever EMLL (now CMLL) show in Mexico, marking the birth of Lucha Libre
- 1942In Dunaivtsi, Ukraine, Nazis murder 2,588 Jews.
- 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.
- 1961Maiden flight of the CH-47 Chinook transportation helicopter.
- 1964Malta becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
- 1981Belize is granted full independence from the United Kingdom.
- 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?
- 1328Hongwu Emperor of China (d. 1398)
- 1862James E. Talmage, American religious figure and author (d. 1933)
- 1882Geevarghese Mar Ivanios, Indian Syrian Catholic bishop (d. 1953)
- 1917Phyllis Nicolson, British mathematician (d. 1968)
- 1926Noor Jehan, Pakistani singer and actress (d. 2000)
- 1930John Morgan, Welsh-born Canadian comedian (d. 2004)
- 1942U-Roy, Jamaican musician, toasting pioneer
- 1947Marsha Norman, American playwright
- 1978Mario Miranda, Brazilian mixed martial artist
- 1980Aleksa Palladino, American actress
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