September 26: Day of the Week
September 26, 2019 is the 269th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 96 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 715Ragenfrid defeats Theudoald at the Battle of Compiègne.
- 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.
- 1792Marc-David Lasource begins accusing Maximilien Robespierre of wanting a dictatorship for France.
- 1918World War I: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, the bloodiest single battle in American history, begins.
- 1944World War II: Operation Market Garden fails.
- 1981Baseball: Nolan Ryan sets a Major League record by throwing his fifth no-hitter.
- 2000The MS Express Samina sinks off Paros in the Agean sea killing 80 passengers.
- 2002The overcrowded Senegalese ferry MV Joola capsizes off the coast of The Gambia killing more than 1,000.
- 2008Swiss pilot and inventor Yves Rossy becomes first person to fly a jet engine-powered wing across the English Channel.
Who were born on September 26?
- 1877Ugo Cerletti, Italian neurologist (d. 1963)
- 1939Ricky Tomlinson, English actor
- 1943Tim Schenken, Australian racing driver
- 1946Christine Todd Whitman, American politician
- 1953Dolores Keane, Irish folk singer
- 1959Rich Gedman, American baseball player
- 1962Lawrence Leritz, Broadway dancer, choreographer, producer
- 1967Shannon Hoon, American singer (Blind Melon) (d. 1995)
- 1988Kiira Korpi, Finnish figure skater
- 2000Princess Salma bint Al Abdullah II of Jordan
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