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)
- 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.
- 1783The first battle of Shays’ Rebellion begins.
- 1908Ed Reulbach becomes the first and only pitcher to throw two shutouts in one day against the Brooklyn Dodgers.
- 1918World War I: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, the bloodiest single battle in American history, begins.
- 1950Indonesia is admitted to the United Nations.
- 1950United Nations troops recapture Seoul from North Korean forces.
- 1954Japanese rail ferry Toya Maru sinks during a typhoon in the Tsugaru Strait, Japan killing 1,172.
- 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.
- 1997An earthquake strikes the Italian regions of Umbria and the Marche, causing part of the Basilica of St. Francis at Assisi to collapse.
Who were born on September 26?
- 1406Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (d. 1430)
- 1893Gladys Brockwell, American actress (d. 1929)
- 1922Takis Miliadis, Greek actor (d. 1985)
- 1925Norm Dussault, American ice hockey player
- 1936Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist
- 1941Salvatore Accardo, Italian violinist and conductor
- 1945Louise Beaudoin, French-Canadian politician
- 1962Mark Haddon, English author
- 1976Sami Vanska, Finnish bassist (Nightwish)
- 1981Collien Ulmen-Fernandes, German TV host and actress
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