September 5, 2024 is the 249th day of the year 2024 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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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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.
September 5 Historical Event(s)
Alexander Farnese’s army forces Henry IV of France to raise the siege of Paris.
Great Fire of London ends: 10,000 buildings including St. Paul’s Cathedral are destroyed, but only 6 people are known to have died.
First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Conscription is made mandatory in France by the Jourdan law.
United Kingdom declared First Opium War on the Qing Dynasty of China.
The French Upper Volta is broken apart between Ivory Coast, French Sudan, and Niger.
World War II: The 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment lands and occupies Nazdab, near Lae in the Salamaua-Lae campaign.
The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
My Lai Massacre: U.S. Army Lt. William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai.
Camp David Accords: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat begin peace process at Camp David, Maryland.
Who were born on September 5?
Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī, Khwarezmi-born Persian polymath (d. 1048)
Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (d. 1774)
Caspar David Friedrich, German artist (d. 1840)
Justiniano Borgoño, President of Peru (d. 1921)
Denise Fabre French television presenter
Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings)
Kevin Saunderson American electronic music producer
Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer
Antony Sweeney, Hartlepool United footballer
Silvestre Rasuk, American actor
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