September 5: Day of the Week
September 5, 2019 is the 248th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 117 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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 5 Historical Event(s)
- 1698In an effort to Westernize his nobility, Tsar Peter I of Russia imposes a tax on beards for all men except the clergy and peasantry.
- 1781Battle of the Chesapeake in the American Revolutionary War.
- 1862American Civil War: the Potomac River is crossed at White’s Ford in the Maryland Campaign.
- 1914World War I: First Battle of the Marne begins. Northeast of Paris, the French attack and defeat German forces who are advancing on the capital.
- 1937Spanish Civil War: Llanes falls.
- 1945Cold War: Igor Gouzenko, a Soviet Union embassy clerk, defects to Canada, exposing Soviet espionage in North America, signalling the beginning of the Cold War.
- 1957Cuba: Fulgencio Batista bombs the revolt in Cienfuegos.
- 1960The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
- 1977Voyager program: Voyager 1 is launched after a brief delay.
- 1991The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, came into force.
Who were born on September 5?
- 1725Jean-Étienne Montucla, French mathematician (d. 1799)
- 1836Justiniano Borgoño, President of Peru (d. 1921)
- 1944Gareth Evans, Australian politician, University Chancellor
- 1951Michael Keaton, American actor
- 1977Joseba Etxeberria, Spanish football winger
- 1980Franco Costanzo, Argentinian football goalkeeper
- 1981Nina Eichinger, German actress
- 1982Alexandre Geijo, Spanish/Swiss footballer
- 1984Chris Anker Sørensen, Danish professional bicyclist
- 1986Colt McCoy, American football player
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