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)
- 1840Premiere of Giuseppe Verdi’s Un giorno di regno at La Scala of Milan.
- 1862James Glaisher, pioneering meteorologist and Henry Tracey Coxwell break world record for altitude whilst collecting data in their balloon.
- 1915The pacifist Zimmerwald Conference begins.
- 1927The first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, Trolley Troubles, produced by Walt Disney, is released by Universal Pictures.
- 1932The French Upper Volta is broken apart between Ivory Coast, French Sudan, and Niger.
- 1938Chile: A group of youths affiliated with the fascist National Socialist Movement of Chile are assassinated in the Seguro Obrero massacre.
- 1960The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
- 1972Munich 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.
- 1984Western Australia becomes the last Australian state to abolish capital punishment.
- 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?
- 1567Date Masamune, Japanese Samurai and Daimyo (d. 1636)
- 1638Louis XIV of France (d. 1715)
- 1876Abdelaziz Thâalbi, Tunisian politician. (d. 1944)
- 1916Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster) (d. 2002)
- 1935Paul Josef Cordes, German Roman Catholic Cardinal
- 1937William Devane, American actor
- 1953Victor Davis Hanson, American historian
- 1969Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo, Brazilian footballer
- 1970Kim Hye-su, South Korean actress and model
- 1989Katerina Graham, American actress/singer/dancer
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