September 5: Day of the Week
September 5, 2021 is the 248th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 117 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
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)
- 1781Battle of the Chesapeake in the American Revolutionary War.
- 1944Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg constitute Benelux.
- 1960The boxer Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) is awarded the gold medal for his first place in the light heavyweight boxing competition at the Olympic Games in Rome.
- 1961The first conference of the Non Aligned Countries is held in Belgrade.
- 1970Vietnam War: Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: the United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thừa Thiên-Huế Province.
- 1977Voyager program: Voyager 1 is launched after a brief delay.
- 1984STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery lands after its maiden voyage.
- 1986Pan Am Flight 73 with 358 people on board is hijacked at Karachi International Airport.
- 1991The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, came into force.
- 2005Mandala Airlines Flight 091 crashes into a heavily populated residential of Sumatra, Indonesia, killing 104 people on board and at least 39 persons on ground.
Who were born on September 5?
- 1775Juan Martín Díez, Spanish guerrilla (d. 1825)
- 1917Sören Nordin, Swedish harness racing driver and trainer (d. 2008)
- 1924Paul Dietzel, American college football coach
- 1933Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, Chilien Catholic archbishop
- 1935Paul Josef Cordes, German Roman Catholic Cardinal
- 1963Jeff Brantley, American baseball player
- 1968Dennis Scott, American basketball player
- 1981Filippo Volandri, Italian tennis player
- 1982Alexandre Geijo, Spanish/Swiss footballer
- 1983Pablo Granoche, Uruguayan footballer
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