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 French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
- 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.
- 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
- 1962United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith.
- 1973Guinea-Bissau declares its independence from Portugal.
- 1979Compu-Serve launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service.
- 2005Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana.
- 2007Between 30,000 and 100,000 people take part in anti-government protests in Yangon, Burma, the largest in 20 years.
- 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?
- 1884Hugo Schmeisser, German weapons designer (d. 1953)
- 1923Fats Navarro, American jazz trumpet player (d. 1950)
- 1924Sheila MacRae, singer & actress
- 1933Mel Taylor, American musician (The Ventures) (d. 1996)
- 1934Manfred Wörner, German politician and diplomat (d. 1994)
- 1945Lou Dobbs, American journalist and television anchor
- 1946Uschi Obermaier, German model and actress
- 1956Hubie Brooks, American baseball player
- 1983Liam Finn, New Zealand musician and songwriter
- 1988Kyle Sullivan, American actor
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