September 6: Day of the Week
September 6, 2021 is the 249th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 116 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1492Christopher Columbus sails from La Gomera in the Canary Islands, his final port of call before crossing the Atlantic for the first time.
- 1522The Victoria, the only surviving ship of Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition, returns to Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Spain, becoming the first ship to circumnavigate the world.
- 1863American Civil War: Confederates evacuate Battery Wagner and Morris Island in South Carolina.
- 1870Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, Wyoming becomes the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally after 1807.
- 1944World War II: The city of Ypres, Belgium is liberated by allied forces.
- 1948Juliana becomes Queen of the Netherlands.
- 1966In Cape Town, South Africa, the architect of Apartheid, Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, is stabbed to death during a parliamentary meeting.
- 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.
- 2008Turkish President Abdullah Gül attends an association football match in Armenia after an invitation by Armenian President Serzh Sarkisyan; he is the first Turkish head of state to visit the country.
- 2009The ro-ro ferry SuperFerry 9 sinks off the Zamboanga Peninsula in the Philippines with 971 persons aboard; all but ten are rescued.
Who were born on September 6?
- 1666Tsar Ivan V of Russia (d. 1696)
- 1911Harry Danning, American baseball player (d. 2004)
- 1917John Berry, American film director (d. 1999)
- 1928Evgeny Svetlanov, Russian conductor and composer (d. 2002)
- 1957José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal
- 1958Buster Bloodvessel, British singer
- 1978Simon Barjie, Gambian international footballer with dual Gambian–Italian nationality
- 1981Yuki Abe, Japanese footballer
- 1983Pippa Middleton, Sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
- 1985Alberto Valerio, Brazilian racing driver
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