September 24: Day of the Week
September 24, 2019 was the 267th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 98 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 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
- 1841The Sultan of Brunei cedes Sarawak to the United Kingdom.
- 1869“Black Friday”: Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after Jay Gould and James Fisk plot to control the market.
- 1877Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the Imperial Japanese Army over the Satsuma Rebellion
- 1937Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chinese Eighth Route Army gains a minor, but morale-boosting victory in the Battle of Pingxingguan.
- 1946Clark Clifford and George Elsey, military advisers to U.S. President Harry S. Truman, present him with a top-secret report on the Soviet Union that first recommends the containment policy.
- 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.
- 1990Periodic Great White Spot is observed on Saturn.
- 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?
- 1817Ramón de Campoamor y Campoosorio, Spanish poet and philosopher (d. 1901)
- 1883Franklin Clarence Mars, Founder of Mars, Incorporated (d. 1934)
- 1890A. P. Herbert, British humorist, barrister, novelist (d. 1971)
- 1930John W. Young, American astronaut
- 1937Takis Loukanidis, Greek footballer
- 1945Lou Dobbs, American journalist and television anchor
- 1956Hubie Brooks, American baseball player
- 1975Kyle Turley, American football player
- 1979Ross Mathews, American television personality and comedian
- 1981Fernanda Urrejola, Chilean actress
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