September 24: Day of the Week
September 24, 2019 is the 267th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 98 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 1645Battle of Rowton Heath, Parliamentarian victory over a Royalist army commanded in person by King Charles
- 1674Second Tantrik Coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
- 1780Benedict Arnold flees to British Army lines when the arrest of British Major John André exposes Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point.
- 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.
- 1890The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounces polygamy.
- 1946Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong.
- 1962United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith.
- 1996Representatives of 71 nations sign the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.
- 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?
- 1501Gerolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician (d. 1576)
- 1625Johan de Witt, Dutch politician (d. 1672)
- 1796Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (d. 1875)
- 1932Dominique Michel, Canadian comedian
- 1941John Mackey, football player
- 1947Erik Hivju, Norwegian actor
- 1966Bernard Gilkey, American baseball player
- 1969Megan Ward, American actress
- 1975Mike Gallay, Canadian comedian and filmmaker
- 1984Taylor Eigsti, American jazz pianist and composer
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