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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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)
- 1698In an effort to Westernize his nobility, Tsar Peter I of Russia imposes a tax on beards for all men except the clergy and peasantry.
- 1816Louis XVIII has to dissolve the Chambre introuvable (“Unobtainable Chamber”).
- 1882The first United States Labor Day parade is held in New York City.
- 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).
- 1960The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
- 1977Hanns Martin Schleyer, is kidnapped in Cologne, West Germany by the Red Army Faction and is later murdered.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1806Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general (d. 1865)
- 1836Justiniano Borgoño, President of Peru (d. 1921)
- 1867Amy Beach, American composer and pianist (d. 1944)
- 1923David Hamer, Australian politician (d. 2002)
- 1941Dave Dryden, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
- 1946Dennis Dugan, American actor and film director
- 1947Bruce Yardley, Australian cricketer
- 1969Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer
- 1984Chris Anker Sørensen, Danish professional bicyclist
- 1986Colt McCoy, American football player
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