September 6: Day of the Week
September 6, 2019 is the 249th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 116 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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 6 Historical Event(s)
- 1620The Pilgrims sail from Plymouth, England, on the Mayflower to settle in North America. (Old Style date; September 16 per New Style date.)
- 1781The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting a British victory.
- 1863American Civil War: Confederates evacuate Battery Wagner and Morris Island in South Carolina.
- 1930Democratically elected Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen is deposed in a military coup.
- 1939World War II: South Africa declares war on Germany.
- 1943The Monterrey Institute of Technology, one of the largest and most influential private universities in Latin America, is founded in Monterrey, Mexico.
- 1948Juliana becomes Queen of the Netherlands.
- 1963The Centre for International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) is founded.
- 1968Swaziland becomes independent.
- 1972Munich Massacre: 9 Israel athletes taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games by the Palestinian “Black September” terrorist group died (as did a German policeman) at the hands of the kidnappers during a failed rescue attempt. 2 other Israeli athletes are slain in the initial attack the previous day.
Who were born on September 6?
- 1535Emanuel van Meteren, Flemish historian (d. 1612)
- 1890Clara Kimball Young, American actress (d. 1960)
- 1908Korczak Ziółkowski, American designer and sculptor of the Crazy Horse Memorial (d. 1982)
- 1917John Berry, American film director (d. 1999)
- 1921Carmen Laforet, Spanish author (d. 2004)
- 1954Ève Luquet, French stamp designer
- 1954Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard
- 1963Bryan Simonaire, American politician
- 1981Yuki Abe, Japanese footballer
- 1985Webbie, American rapper
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