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)
- 1776Part of New York City is burned shortly after being occupied by British forces.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point.
- 1896British force under Horatio Kitchener takes Dongola in the Sudan.
- 1934A large typhoon hits western Honshū, Japan, killing 3,036 people.
- 1942In Dunaivtsi, Ukraine, Nazis murder 2,588 Jews.
- 1972Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos signs Proclamation № 1081, placing the entire country under martial law.
- 1984Brunei joins the United Nations.
- 2001America: A Tribute to Heroes is broadcast by over 35 network and cable channels, raising over $200 million for the September 11 attack victims.
- 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?
- 1756John MacAdam, Scottish engineer and road-builder (d. 1836)
- 1860Wilson Kettle, Canadian centenarian (d. 1963)
- 1909Kwame Nkrumah, Ghanaian statesman (d. 1972)
- 1919Fazlur Rahman Malik, Pakistani scholar (d. 1988)
- 1921Chico Hamilton, American jazz drummer and bandleader
- 1949Artis Gilmore, American basketball player
- 1967Faith Hill, American singer
- 1972Jon Kitna, American football player
- 1980Kareena Kapoor, Indian actress
- 1990Al-Farouq Aminu, American basketball player
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