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Saturday September 5, 2020

September 5: Day of the Week

September 5, 2020 is the 249th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 117 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

September 2020

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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.

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September 5 Historical Event(s)

  • 1793
    French Revolution the French National Convention initiates the Reign of Terror.
  • 1864
    Achille François Bazaine becomes Marshall of France.
  • 1877
    Indian Wars: Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.
  • 1882
    The first United States Labor Day parade is held in New York City.
  • 1887
    Fire at Theatre Royal in Exeter, England killed 186
  • 1938
    Chile: A group of youths affiliated with the fascist National Socialist Movement of Chile are assassinated in the Seguro Obrero massacre.
  • 1945
    Iva Toguri D'Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama.
  • 1972
    Munich Massacre: A Palestinian terrorist group called “Black September” attack and take hostage 11 Israel athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. 2 die in the attack and 9 die the following day.
  • 1977
    Hanns Martin Schleyer, is kidnapped in Cologne, West Germany by the Red Army Faction and is later murdered.
  • 1984
    Western Australia becomes the last Australian state to abolish capital punishment.

Who were born on September 5?

  • 973
    Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī, Khwarezmi-born Persian polymath (d. 1048)
  • 1772
    Fat′h-Ali Shah Qajar, Qajar king of Iran (d. 1834)
  • 1901
    Florence Eldridge, American actress (d. 1988)
  • 1908
    Gloria Holden, British actress (d. 1991)
  • 1964
    Frank Farina, Australian footballer
  • 1965
    Chris Gore, American filmmaker
  • 1967
    Jane Sixsmith, English field hockey player
  • 1977
    Minoru Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1983
    Pablo Granoche, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1988
    Nuri Şahin, Turkish footballer

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