September 24: Day of the Week
September 24, 2019 was the 267th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 98 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra 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 24 Historical Event(s)
- 622Prophet Muhammad completes his hijra from Mecca to Medina.
- 1664The Dutch Republic surrenders New Amsterdam to England.
- 1674Second Tantrik Coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
- 1852The first airship powered by (a steam) engine, created by Henri Giffard, travels 17 mi from Paris to Trappes.
- 1869“Black Friday”: Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after Jay Gould and James Fisk plot to control the market.
- 1946Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong.
- 1948The Honda Motor Company is founded.
- 1950Forest fires black out the sun over portions of Canada and New England. A blue moon (in the astronomical sense) is seen as far away as Europe.
- 1960USS Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, is launched.
- 1996Representatives of 71 nations sign the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.
Who were born on September 24?
- 1501Gerolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician (d. 1576)
- 1905Severo Ochoa, Nobel Laureate (d. 1993)
- 1909Gerard Ciołek, Polish architect (d. 1966)
- 1917Arthur W. Lehman, American euphonium soloist (d. 2009)
- 1922Jack Costanzo, American percussionist
- 1957Wolfgang Wolf, German footballer and manager
- 1959Steve Whitmire, American puppeteer and voice actor
- 1978Wietse van Alten, Dutch archer
- 1979Justin Bruening, American actor
- 1981Drew Gooden, American basketball player
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