September 6: Day of the Week
September 6, 2020 is the 250th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 116 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1628Puritans settle Salem, which will later become part of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
- 1781The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting a British victory.
- 1861American Civil War: Forces under Union General Ulysses S. Grant bloodlessly capture Paducah, Kentucky, which gives the Union control of the mouth of the Tennessee River.
- 1939World War II: The Battle of Barking Creek.
- 1949Allied military authorities relinquish control of former Nazi Germany assets back to German control.
- 1963The Centre for International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) is founded.
- 1968Swaziland becomes independent.
- 1976Cold War: Soviet air force pilot Lt. Viktor Belenko lands a MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate on the island of Hokkaidō in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States.
- 1992Hunters discover the emaciated body of Christopher Johnson McCandless at his camp 20 mi west of the town of Healy, Alaska.
- 1995Cal Ripken Jr of the Baltimore Orioles plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that stood for 56 years.
Who were born on September 6?
- 1860Jane Addams, American social worker, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1935)
- 1908Korczak Ziółkowski, American designer and sculptor of the Crazy Horse Memorial (d. 1982)
- 1910Walter Giesler, American soccer coach, (d. 1976)
- 1929Yash Johar, Indian film producer (d. 2005)
- 1932Hiroyuki Iwaki, Japanese conductor (d. 2006)
- 1943Roger Waters, British musician (Pink Floyd)
- 1947Sylvester James, American singer (d. 1988)
- 1972Anika Noni Rose, American actress and singer
- 1976Tom Pappas, American decathlete
- 1989Kim So-eun, South Korean actress
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