September 26: Day of the Week
September 26, 2021 is the 269th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 96 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1687The Parthenon in Athens is partially destroyed by an explosion caused by the bombing from Venetian forces led by Morosini who are besieging the Ottoman Turks stationed in Athens.
- 1687The city council of Amsterdam votes to support William of Orange’s invasion of England, which became the Glorious Revolution.
- 1872The first Shriners Temple (called Mecca) is established in New York City.
- 1914The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is established by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
- 1923Gustav Stresemann resumes the Weimar Republic’s payment of reparations.
- 1944World War II: On the central front of the Gothic Line Brazilian troops control the Serchio valley region after ten days of fighting.
- 1950Indonesia is admitted to the United Nations.
- 1960Fidel Castro announces Cuba’s support for the U.S.S.R.
- 1983Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov averts a likely worldwide nuclear war by correctly identifying a report of an incoming nuclear missile as a computer error and not an American first strike.
- 1997A Garuda Indonesia Airbus A-300 crashes near Medan, Indonesia, airport, killing 234.
Who were born on September 26?
- 1876Ghulam Bhik Nairang, Indian poet and Muslim nationalist (d. 1952)
- 1888T. S. Eliot, American-born British writer and poet, Nobel laureate (d. 1965)
- 1897Arthur Rhys Davids, English pilot (d. 1917)
- 1923Dev Anand, Indian actor and film producer
- 1938Lars Jacob Krogh, Norwegian journalist (d. 2010)
- 1958Richard B. Weldon, Jr., American politician
- 1963Lysette Anthony, English actress
- 1973Marty Casey, American singer (Lovehammers)
- 1981Collien Ulmen-Fernandes, German TV host and actress
- 1982Simon Picone, Italian rugby player
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