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 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 29 Historical Event(s)
- 480 BCBattle of Salamis: The Greek fleet under Themistocles defeats the Persian fleet under Xerxes I.
- 1829The Metropolitan Police of London, later also known as the Met, is founded.
- 1848Battle of Pákozd: stalemate between Hungarian and Croatian forces at Pákozd; the first battle of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848.
- 1941World War II: Holocaust in Kyiv, Soviet Union: German Einsatzgruppe C begins the Babyn Yar massacre, according to the Einsatzgruppen operational situation report.
- 1954The convention establishing CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) is signed.
- 195720 MCi (740 petabecquerels) of radioactive material is released in an explosion at the Soviet Mayak nuclear plant at Chelyabinsk.
- 1966The Chevrolet Camaro, originally named Panther, is introduced.
- 1982The 1982 Chicago Tylenol murders begin when the first of seven individuals dies in metropolitan Chicago.
- 1990Construction of the Washington National Cathedral is completed.
- 2004The asteroid 4179 Toutatis passes within four lunar distances of Earth.
Who were born on September 29?
- 1636Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1715)
- 1703François Boucher, French painter (d. 1770)
- 1895J.B. Rhine, American parapsychologist (d. 1980)
- 1923Stan Berenstain, American children’s author (d. 2005)
- 1930Colin Dexter, British author of Inspector Morse novels
- 1935Mylène Demongeot, French actress
- 1941Fred West, British serial killer (d. 1995)
- 1951Andrés Caicedo, Colombian writer (d. 1977)
- 1960Alan McGee, British music industry mogul and musician
- 1967Brett Anderson, British musician/singer (Suede, The Tears)
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