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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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.
- 1789The United States Congress passes the Judiciary Act which creates the office of the United States Attorney General and the federal judiciary system, and orders the composition of the Supreme Court of the United States.
- 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.
- 1962United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith.
- 1988National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar.
- 2009The G20 summit begins in Pittsburgh with 30 global leaders in attendance. It marks the first use of LRAD in U.S. history.
Who were born on September 24?
- 1801Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Ukrainian scientist (d. 1862)
- 1858Eugene Foss, 45th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1939)
- 1894Tommy Armour, Anglo-American golfer (d. 1968)
- 1961Luc Picard, Canadian writer
- 1962Mike Phelan, English footballer
- 1965Janet Weiss, American drummer (Sleater-Kinney, Quasi, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks)
- 1966Stacy Galina, American actress
- 1969Goya Toledo, Spanish actress and model
- 1974John McDonald, American baseball player
- 1984Taylor Eigsti, American jazz pianist and composer
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