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)
- 1777British troops occupy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution.
- 1792Marc-David Lasource begins accusing Maximilien Robespierre of wanting a dictatorship for France.
- 1908Ed Reulbach becomes the first and only pitcher to throw two shutouts in one day against the Brooklyn Dodgers.
- 1944World War II: On the central front of the Gothic Line Brazilian troops control the Serchio valley region after ten days of fighting.
- 1959Typhoon Vera, the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in recorded history, makes landfall, killing 4,580 people and leaving nearly 1.6 million others homeless.
- 1983Australia II wins the America’s Cup, ending the longest winning streak in sporting history.
- 1984The United Kingdom agrees to the handover of Hong Kong
- 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?
- 1774Johnny Appleseed, American environmentalist (d. 1845)
- 1843Joseph Furphy, Australian novelist (as “Tom Collins”; d. 1912)
- 1907Bep van Klaveren, Dutch boxer (d. 1992)
- 1932Dr. Manmohan Singh, Indian politician
- 1945Bryan Ferry, English singer (Roxy Music)
- 1946Louise Simonson, American comic book writer and editor
- 1949Marie Tifo, Canadian actress
- 1972Ras Kass, American rapper
- 1974Martin Müürsepp, Estonian basketball player
- 1976Tyler Denk, American model and reality show contestant
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