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.

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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)

1803
Second Anglo-Maratha War: Battle of Assaye between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in India.
1845
The Knickerbockers Baseball Club, the first baseball team to play under the modern rules, is founded in New York.
1846
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.
1936
First ascent of Siniolchu by a German team.
1938
Mobilization of the Czechoslovak army in response to the Munich Crisis.
1972
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos announces over television and radio the implementation of martial law.
1988
José Canseco of the Oakland Athletics becomes the first member of the 40-40 club.
1999
Celebrate Bisexuality Day was first observed in the United States.
2002
The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox (“Phoenix 0.1”) is released.
2004
Hurricane Jeanne: At least 1,070 in Haiti are reported to have been killed by floods.

Who were born on September 23?

1861
Robert Bosch, German inventor and industrialist (d. 1942)
1863
Mary Eliza Church Terrell, American writer (d. 1954)
1895
Johnny Mokan, American baseball player (d. 1985)
1902
Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (d. 2003)
1941
Simon Nolet, Canadian ice hockey player
1942
Sila María Calderón, Puerto Rican politician
1959
Martin Page, English singer and songwriter
1969
Tapio Laukkanen, Finnish rally driver
1975
Eric Miller, Irish rugby player
1979
Ricky Davis, American basketball player

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