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 French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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.
- 1810A new Act of Succession is adopted by the Riksdag of the Estates and Jean Baptiste Bernadotte becomes heir to the Swedish throne.
- 1917World War I: The Battle of Polygon Wood begins.
- 1950United Nations troops recapture Seoul from North Korean forces.
- 1960Fidel Castro announces Cuba’s support for the U.S.S.R.
- 1970The Laguna Fire starts in San Diego County, California, burning 175,425 acre.
- 1971The Freetown Christiania was founded.
- 1973Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in record-breaking time.
- 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.
Who were born on September 26?
- 1873Wacław Berent, Polish novelist and translator (d. 1940)
- 1939Ricky Tomlinson, English actor
- 1946Louise Simonson, American comic book writer and editor
- 1961Cindy Herron, American singer (En Vogue)
- 1962Al Pitrelli, American guitarist (Megadeth)
- 1962Lawrence Leritz, Broadway dancer, choreographer, producer
- 1962Peter Foster, Australian con artist
- 1968Ben Shenkman, American actor
- 1983D'Qwell Jackson, American football player
- 2000Princess Salma bint Al Abdullah II of Jordan
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