September 26: Day of the Week
September 26, 2020 is the 270th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 96 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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 26 Historical Event(s)
- 1580Sir Francis Drake finishes his circumnavigation of the Earth.
- 1687The city council of Amsterdam votes to support William of Orange’s invasion of England, which became the Glorious Revolution.
- 1783The first battle of Shays’ Rebellion begins.
- 1907New Zealand and Newfoundland each become dominions within the British Empire.
- 1908Ed Reulbach becomes the first and only pitcher to throw two shutouts in one day against the Brooklyn Dodgers.
- 1918World War I: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, the bloodiest single battle in American history, begins.
- 1923Gustav Stresemann resumes the Weimar Republic’s payment of reparations.
- 1934Steamship RMS Queen Mary is launched.
- 1950Indonesia is admitted to the United Nations.
- 2009Typhoon Ketsana (2009) hit the Philippines, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, causing 700 fatalities.
Who were born on September 26?
- 1865Mary Russell, Duchess of Bedford, English pilot and ornithologist (d. 1937)
- 1876Ghulam Bhik Nairang, Indian poet and Muslim nationalist (d. 1952)
- 1917Réal Caouette, French Canadian politician (d. 1976)
- 1937Valentin Pavlov, Soviet politician (d. 2003)
- 1946Andrea Dworkin, American feminist (d. 2005)
- 1946Radha Krishna Mainali, Nepalese politician
- 1964Nicki French, English singer
- 1966Jillian Barberie, Canadian actress and television hostess
- 1973Chris Small, Scottish snooker player
- 1984Thore Schölermann, German actor
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