Saturday September 23, 2023
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

September 23: Day of the Week

September 23, 2023 was the 266th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 99 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.

September 2023

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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.

September 23: This Day in History

It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.

September 23 Historical Event(s)

Second Anglo-Maratha War: Battle of Assaye between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in India.
The Knickerbockers Baseball Club, the first baseball team to play under the modern rules, is founded in New York.
Neptune is discovered by French astronomer Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier and British astronomer John Couch Adams; the discovery is verified by German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle.
First ascent of Siniolchu by a German team.
Mobilization of the Czechoslovak army in response to the Munich Crisis.
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos announces over television and radio the implementation of martial law.
José Canseco of the Oakland Athletics becomes the first member of the 40-40 club.
Celebrate Bisexuality Day was first observed in the United States.
The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox (“Phoenix 0.1”) is released.
Hurricane Jeanne: At least 1,070 in Haiti are reported to have been killed by floods.

Who were born on September 23?

Robert Bosch, German inventor and industrialist (d. 1942)
Mary Eliza Church Terrell, American writer (d. 1954)
Johnny Mokan, American baseball player (d. 1985)
Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (d. 2003)
Simon Nolet, Canadian ice hockey player
Sila María Calderón, Puerto Rican politician
Martin Page, English singer and songwriter
Tapio Laukkanen, Finnish rally driver
Eric Miller, Irish rugby player
Ricky Davis, American basketball player

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