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Friday September 6, 2019

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 French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

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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.

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September 6 Historical Event(s)

  • 1522
    The 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.
  • 1628
    Puritans settle Salem, which will later become part of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • 1781
    The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting a British victory.
  • 1901
    Anarchist Leon Czolgosz shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
  • 1930
    Democratically elected Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen is deposed in a military coup.
  • 1952
    Canada’s first television station, CBFT-TV, opens in Montreal.
  • 1970
    Two passenger jets bound from Europe to New York are simultaneously hijacked by Palestinian terrorist members of PFLP and taken to Dawson’s Field in Jordan.
  • 1972
    Munich 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.
  • 1986
    In Istanbul, two terrorists from Abu Nidal’s organization kill 22 and wound six inside the Neve Shalom synagogue during Shabbat services.
  • 1997
    Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London. Over a million people lined the streets and 2.5 billion watched around the world on television.

Who were born on September 6?

  • 1900
    W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (d. 1979)
  • 1926
    Arthur Oldham, English choirmaster, composer (d. 2003)
  • 1926
    Maurice Prather, American motion picture and still photographer (d. 2001)
  • 1932
    Gilles Tremblay, Canadian composer
  • 1939
    Dan Cragg, American soldier and author
  • 1954
    Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard
  • 1956
    Bill Ritter, American politician
  • 1963
    Bryan Simonaire, American politician
  • 1967
    William DuVall, American singer (Alice In Chains)
  • 1981
    Mark Teahen, American baseball player

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