September 24: Day of the Week
September 24, 2021 is the 267th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 98 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1674Second Tantrik Coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
- 1841The Sultan of Brunei cedes Sarawak to the United Kingdom.
- 1852The first airship powered by (a steam) engine, created by Henri Giffard, travels 17 mi from Paris to Trappes.
- 1877Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the Imperial Japanese Army over the Satsuma Rebellion
- 1932Gandhi and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar agree to the Poona Pact, which reserved seats in the Indian provincial legislatures for the “Depressed Classes” (Untouchables).
- 1935Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi
- 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.
- 1957President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation.
Who were born on September 24?
- 1829Charles S. West, Texas jurist and politician (d. 1885)
- 1911Konstantin Chernenko, Soviet premier (d. 1985)
- 1922Ettore Bastianini, Italian opera singer
- 1930Angelo Muscat, Maltese actor (d. 1977)
- 1934John Brunner, British author (d. 1995)
- 1940Yves Navarre, French writer (d. 1994)
- 1948Gordon Clapp, American actor
- 1949Bill Connors, American jazz musician
- 1957Wolfgang Wolf, German footballer and manager
- 1982Paul Hamm, American gymnast
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