September 5: Day of the Week
September 5, 2023 is the 248th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 117 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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)
- 1590Alexander Farnese’s army forces Henry IV of France to raise the siege of Paris.
- 1862American Civil War: the Potomac River is crossed at White’s Ford in the Maryland Campaign.
- 1877Indian Wars: Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.
- 1905Russo-Japanese War: In New Hampshire, USA, the Treaty of Portsmouth, mediated by US President Theodore Roosevelt, ends the war.
- 1906The first legal forward pass in American football is thrown by Bradbury Robinson of St. Louis University to teammate Jack Schneider in a 22–0 victory over Carroll College (Wisconsin).
- 1927The first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, Trolley Troubles, produced by Walt Disney, is released by Universal Pictures.
- 1945Iva Toguri D'Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama.
- 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.
Who were born on September 5?
- 1876Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, German field marshal (d. 1956)
- 1909Archie Jackson, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)
- 1914Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet and mathematician
- 1927Paul Volcker, American economist
- 1947Buddy Miles, American musician (d. 2008)
- 1978Yu Nan, Chinese actress
- 1979John Carew, Norwegian footballer
- 1987Pierre Casiraghi, Monegasque royal
- 1989Ben Youngs, English rugby union Scrum-Half
- 1990Kim Yu-Na, Korean figure skater
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