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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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.
- 1780Benedict Arnold flees to British Army lines when the arrest of British Major John André exposes Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point.
- 1852The first airship powered by (a steam) engine, created by Henri Giffard, travels 17 mi from Paris to Trappes.
- 1914World War I: The Siege of Przemyśl (present-day Poland) begins.
- 1937Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chinese Eighth Route Army gains a minor, but morale-boosting victory in the Battle of Pingxingguan.
- 1946Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong.
- 1957President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation.
- 1960USS Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, is launched.
- 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?
- 1534Guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (d. 1581)
- 1801Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Ukrainian scientist (d. 1862)
- 1878Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz, Swiss writer (d. 1947)
- 1930Józef Krupiński, Polish poet (d. 1998)
- 1957Tod Howarth, American rock musician
- 1958Kevin Sorbo, American actor
- 1961John Logan, American screenwriter
- 1974John McDonald, American baseball player
- 1979Casey Johnson, American heiress and socialite (d. 2010)
- 1983Liam Finn, New Zealand musician and songwriter
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