September 6: Day of the Week
September 6, 2019 was the 249th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 116 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 1863American Civil War: Confederates evacuate Battery Wagner and Morris Island in South Carolina.
- 1901Anarchist Leon Czolgosz shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
- 1939World War II: South Africa declares war on Germany.
- 1939World War II: The Battle of Barking Creek.
- 1949A former sharpshooter in World War II, Howard Unruh kills 13 neighbors in Camden, New Jersey, with a souvenir Luger to become the first U.S. single-episode mass murderer.
- 1949Allied military authorities relinquish control of former Nazi Germany assets back to German control.
- 1968Swaziland becomes independent.
- 1991The Soviet Union recognizes the independence of the Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
- 1997Funeral 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.
- 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.
Who were born on September 6?
- 1535Emanuel van Meteren, Flemish historian (d. 1612)
- 1620Isabella Leonarda, Italian composer (d. 1704)
- 1729Moses Mendelssohn, German philosopher (d. 1786)
- 1947Jane Curtin, American actress
- 1961Simon Reeve, Australian journalist
- 1962Jennifer Egan, American novelist
- 1974Sarah Danielle Madison, American actress
- 1977Kiyoshi Hikawa, Japanese enka singer
- 1978Mathew Horne, English actor
- 1981Yuki Abe, Japanese footballer
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