September 26: Day of the Week
September 26, 2018 was the 269th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 96 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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)
- 1212Golden Bull of Sicily is certified as an hereditary royal title in Bohemia for the Přemyslid dynasty.
- 1777British troops occupy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution.
- 1789Thomas Jefferson is appointed the first United States Secretary of State, John Jay is appointed the first Chief Justice of the United States, Samuel Osgood is appointed the first United States Postmaster General, and Edmund Randolph is appointed the first United States Attorney General.
- 1908Ed Reulbach becomes the first and only pitcher to throw two shutouts in one day against the Brooklyn Dodgers.
- 1923Gustav Stresemann resumes the Weimar Republic’s payment of reparations.
- 1954Japanese rail ferry Toya Maru sinks during a typhoon in the Tsugaru Strait, Japan killing 1,172.
- 1971The Freetown Christiania was founded.
- 1997A Garuda Indonesia Airbus A-300 crashes near Medan, Indonesia, airport, killing 234.
- 2000The MS Express Samina sinks off Paros in the Agean sea killing 80 passengers.
- 2009Typhoon Ketsana (2009) hit the Philippines, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, causing 700 fatalities.
Who were born on September 26?
- 1711Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple, English politician (d. 1779)
- 1849Ivan Pavlov, Russian scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1936)
- 1909Bill France, Sr., American car racing executive (d. 1992)
- 1922Takis Miliadis, Greek actor (d. 1985)
- 1926Julie London, American singer and actress (d. 2000)
- 1938Lars Jacob Krogh, Norwegian journalist (d. 2010)
- 1954Kevin Kennedy, American baseball manager
- 1962Melissa Sue Anderson, American actress
- 1969Anthony Kavanagh, French-Canadian comedian, actor and singer
- 2000Princess Salma bint Al Abdullah II of Jordan
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