September 4: Day of the Week
September 4, 2020 is the 248th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 118 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo 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 4 Historical Event(s)
- 626Li Shimin, posthumously known as Emperor Taizong of Tang, assumes the throne over the Tang Dynasty of China.
- 1862Civil War Maryland Campaign: General Robert E. Lee takes the Army of Northern Virginia, and the war, into the North.
- 1886Indian Wars: after almost 30 years of fighting, Apache leader Geronimo, with his remaining warriors, surrenders to General Nelson Miles in Arizona.
- 1919Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who founded the Republic of Turkey, gathers a congress in Sivas to make decisions as to the future of Anatolia and Thrace.
- 1939World War II: a Bristol Blenheim is the first British aircraft to cross the German coast following the declaration of war and German ships are bombed.
- 1950Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.
- 1957American Civil Rights Movement: Little Rock Crisis – Orval Faubus, governor of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent African American students from enrolling in Central High School.
- 1977The Golden Dragon Massacre took place in San Francisco, California.
- 2001Tokyo DisneySea opens to the public as part of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan.
- 2007Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.
Who were born on September 4?
- 1596Constantijn Huygens, Dutch poet (d. 1687)
- 1846Daniel Burnham, American architect (d. 1912)
- 1887Roy William Neill, Irish director (d. 1946)
- 1924Joan Aiken, English writer (d. 2004)
- 1928Dick York, American actor (d. 1992)
- 1930Don Ackerman, American basketball player (d. 2011)
- 1949Dean Pees, American football defensive coordinator
- 1974Lincoln Roberts, West Indian cricketer
- 1975Kai Owen, Welsh actor
- 1977Sun-Woo Kim, Korean Major League Baseball player
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