September 25: Day of the Week
September 25, 2020 is the 269th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 97 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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 25 Historical Event(s)
- 1396Ottoman Emperor Bayezid I defeats a Christian army at the Battle of Nicopolis.
- 1775Ethan Allen surrenders to British forces after attempting to capture Montreal during the Battle of Longue-Pointe. At the same time, Benedict Arnold and his expeditionary company set off from Fort Western, bound for Quebec City (Invasion of Canada (1775)).
- 1846U.S. forces led by Zachary Taylor capture the Mexican city of Monterrey.
- 1912Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York, New York.
- 1942World War II: Swiss Police Instruction of September 25, 1942 – this instruction denied entry into Switzerland to Jewish refugees.
- 1944World War II: Surviving elements of the British 1st Airborne Division withdraw from Arnhem in the Netherlands, thus ending the Battle of Arnhem and Operation Market Garden.
- 1957Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, is integrated by the use of United States Army troops.
- 1972In a referendum, the people of Norway reject membership of the European Community.
- 1983Maze Prison escape: 38 republican prisoners, armed with 6 handguns, hijack a prison meals lorry and smash their way out of the Maze prison. It is the largest prison escape since WWII and in British history.
- 1996The last of the Magdalene Asylums closes in Ireland.
Who were born on September 25?
- 1911Eric Williams, Trinidad and Tobago statesman (d. 1981)
- 1945Dee Dee Warwick, American singer (d. 2008)
- 1963Mikael Persbrandt, Swedish actor
- 1964Gary Ayles, British racing driver
- 1967Melissa De Sousa, American actress
- 1969Bill Simmons, American sportswriter
- 1971Jessie Wallace, English actress
- 1974Joel Prpic, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1981Van Hansis, American actor
- 1983Donald Glover, American actor and comedian
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