September 24: Day of the Week
September 24, 2020 is the 268th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 98 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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.
- 1180Manuel I Komnenos, last Emperor of the Komnenian restoration dies. The Byzantine Empire slips into terminal decline.
- 1645Battle of Rowton Heath, Parliamentarian victory over a Royalist army commanded in person by King Charles
- 1664The Dutch Republic surrenders New Amsterdam to England.
- 1674Second Tantrik Coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
- 1853Admiral Despointes formally takes possession of New Caledonia in the name of France.
- 1935Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi
- 196860 Minutes debuts on CBS.
- 1979Compu-Serve launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service.
- 2007Between 30,000 and 100,000 people take part in anti-government protests in Yangon, Burma, the largest in 20 years.
Who were born on September 24?
- 1896F. Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist (d. 1940)
- 1920Richard Bong, American ace fighter pilot and Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1945)
- 1924Sheila MacRae, singer & actress
- 1925Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist (d. 2004)
- 1938Steve Douglas (saxophonist), American saxophonist, flautist and clarinetist (d. 1993)
- 1945Lou Dobbs, American journalist and television anchor
- 1946Lars Emil Johansen, Prime Minister of Greenland
- 1946Uschi Obermaier, German model and actress
- 1952Nikos Sergianopoulos, Greek actor (d. 2008)
- 1980Petri Pasanen, Finnish footballer
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