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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 1792Marc-David Lasource begins accusing Maximilien Robespierre of wanting a dictatorship for France.
- 1907New Zealand and Newfoundland each become dominions within the British Empire.
- 1908Ed Reulbach becomes the first and only pitcher to throw two shutouts in one day against the Brooklyn Dodgers.
- 1983Australia II wins the America’s Cup, ending the longest winning streak in sporting history.
- 1997A Garuda Indonesia Airbus A-300 crashes near Medan, Indonesia, airport, killing 234.
- 2000Anti-globalization protests in Prague (some 20,000 protesters) turn violent during the IMF and World Bank summits.
- 2000The MS Express Samina sinks off Paros in the Agean sea killing 80 passengers.
- 2001Polish Wikipedia was started.
- 2002The overcrowded Senegalese ferry MV Joola capsizes off the coast of The Gambia killing more than 1,000.
- 2009Typhoon Ketsana (2009) hit the Philippines, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, causing 700 fatalities.
Who were born on September 26?
- 1867Winsor McCay, American animator (d. 1934)
- 1911Al Helfer, American radio sportscaster (d. 1975)
- 1944Anne Robinson, English television host
- 1946Christine Todd Whitman, American politician
- 1949Clodoaldo, Brazilian football player
- 1951Stuart Tosh, Scottish musician
- 1962Lawrence Leritz, Broadway dancer, choreographer, producer
- 1975Jake Paltrow, American film director
- 1980Patrick Friesacher, Austrian race car driver
- 1988Marina Kuroki, Japanese actress
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