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)
- 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.
- 1829The Metropolitan Police of London, later also known as the Met, is founded.
- 1885The first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.
- 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.
- 1966The Chevrolet Camaro, originally named Panther, is introduced.
- 1979Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to set foot on Irish soil with his pastoral visit to the Republic of Ireland.
- 1982The 1982 Chicago Tylenol murders begin when the first of seven individuals dies in metropolitan Chicago.
- 1988Space Shuttle: NASA launches STS-26, the return to flight mission, after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
- 2006Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907 collides in mid-air with an Embraer Legacy business jet near Peixoto de Azevedo, Mato Grosso, Brazil, killing 154 total people, and triggering a Brazilian aviation crisis.
Who were born on September 29?
- 1561Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (d. 1615)
- 1864Miguel de Unamuno, Spanish writer and philosopher (d. 1936)
- 1935Jerry Lee Lewis, American musician
- 1956Suzzy Roche, American singer, youngest member of The Roches
- 1957Mark Nicholas, English cricketer and sports presenter
- 1960Alan McGee, British music industry mogul and musician
- 1974Brian Ash, American filmmaker
- 1977Wade Brookbank, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1979Artika Sari Devi, Indonesian beauty queen, Puteri Indonesia 2004
- 1984Per Mertesacker, German footballer
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