Thursday September 5, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

September 5: Day of the Week

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)

1590
Alexander Farnese’s army forces Henry IV of France to raise the siege of Paris.
1666
Great Fire of London ends: 10,000 buildings including St. Paul’s Cathedral are destroyed, but only 6 people are known to have died.
1774
First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1798
Conscription is made mandatory in France by the Jourdan law.
1839
United Kingdom declared First Opium War on the Qing Dynasty of China.
1932
The French Upper Volta is broken apart between Ivory Coast, French Sudan, and Niger.
1943
World War II: The 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment lands and occupies Nazdab, near Lae in the Salamaua-Lae campaign.
1960
The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
1969
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.
1978
Camp David Accords: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat begin peace process at Camp David, Maryland.

Who were born on September 5?

973
Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī, Khwarezmi-born Persian polymath (d. 1048)
1750
Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (d. 1774)
1774
Caspar David Friedrich, German artist (d. 1840)
1836
Justiniano Borgoño, President of Peru (d. 1921)
1942
Denise Fabre French television presenter
1956
Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings)
1964
Kevin Saunderson American electronic music producer
1978
Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer
1983
Antony Sweeney, Hartlepool United footballer
1987
Silvestre Rasuk, American actor

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