September 29: Day of the Week
September 29, 2019 is the 272nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 93 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 29 Historical Event(s)
- 522 BCDarius I of Persia kills the Magian usurper Gaumâta, securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire.
- 1717An earthquake strikes Antigua Guatemala, destroying much of the city’s architecture and making authorities consider moving the capital to a different city.
- 1850The Roman Catholic hierarchy is re-established in England and Wales by Pope Pius IX.
- 1864American Civil War: The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm is fought.
- 1941World War II: Holocaust in Kyiv, Soviet Union: German Einsatzgruppe C begins the Babyn Yar massacre, according to the Einsatzgruppen operational situation report.
- 1943World War II: U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice aboard the Royal Navy battleship HMS Nelson off Malta.
- 1951The first live sporting event seen coast-to-coast in the United States, a college football game between Duke and the University of Pittsburgh, is televised on NBC.
- 1964The Argentine comic strip Mafalda is published for the first time.
- 2004The Burt Rutan Ansari X Prize entry SpaceShipOne performs a successful spaceflight, the first of two required to win the prize.
- 2008Following the bankruptcies of Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual, The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 777.68 points, the largest single-day point loss in its history.
Who were born on September 29?
- 1636Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1715)
- 1864Alexandra Kitchin, British model for Lewis Carroll (d. 1925)
- 1908Eddie Tolan, American athlete (d. 1967)
- 1910Bill Boyd (musician), American Western style singer and guitarist (d. 1977)
- 1910Virginia Bruce, American actress (d. 1982)
- 1920Vaclav Neumann, Czech conductor, violinist and viola player (d. 1995)
- 1932Robert Benton, American screenwriter and director
- 1935Jerry Lee Lewis, American musician
- 1950Ken Macha, American baseball player and manager
- 1951Mike Enriquez, Philippine broadcaster
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