September 29: Day of the Week
September 29, 2020 is the 273rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 93 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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.
- 480 BCBattle of Salamis: The Greek fleet under Themistocles defeats the Persian fleet under Xerxes I.
- 1567At a dinner, the Duke of Alba arrests the Count of Egmont and the Count of Hoorn for treason.
- 1650Henry Robinson opens his Office of Addresses and Encounters in Threadneedle Street, London.
- 1717An earthquake strikes Antigua Guatemala, destroying much of the city’s architecture and making authorities consider moving the capital to a different city.
- 1848Battle of Pákozd: stalemate between Hungarian and Croatian forces at Pákozd; the first battle of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848.
- 1885The first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.
- 1963The second period of the Second Vatican Council opens.
- 1971Oman joins the Arab League.
- 1975WGPR in Detroit, Michigan, becomes the world’s first black-owned-and-operated television station.
Who were born on September 29?
- 1934Skandor Akbar, American professional wrestler and manager (d. 2010)
- 1936Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy
- 1950Ken Macha, American baseball player and manager
- 1952Max Sandlin, American politician
- 1953Drake Hogestyn, American actor
- 1962Roger Bart, American actor
- 1972Oliver Gavin, British racing car driver
- 1986Mark Fraser, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1988Justin Nozuka, American/Canadian singer-songwriter
- 1990Doug Brochu, American actor
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