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)
- 394Battle of the Frigidus: The Christian Roman Emperor Theodosius I defeats and kills the pagan usurper Eugenius and his Frankish magister militum Arbogast.
- 1847Henry David Thoreau leaves Walden Pond and moves in with Ralph Waldo Emerson and his family in Concord, Massachusetts.
- 1888Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season – a feat since accomplished only by Tom Richardson (twice), J.T. Hearne, Wilfred Rhodes (twice) and Tich Freeman (six times).
- 1901Anarchist Leon Czolgosz shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
- 1937Spanish Civil War: The start of the Battle of El Mazuco.
- 1939World War II: South Africa declares war on Germany.
- 1940King Carol II of Romania abdicates and is succeeded by his son Michael.
- 1966In Cape Town, South Africa, the architect of Apartheid, Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, is stabbed to death during a parliamentary meeting.
- 1991The name Saint Petersburg is restored to Russia’s second largest city, which had been renamed Leningrad in 1924.
- 1992Hunters discover the emaciated body of Christopher Johnson McCandless at his camp 20 mi west of the town of Healy, Alaska.
Who were born on September 6?
- 1620Isabella Leonarda, Italian composer (d. 1704)
- 1868Heinrich Häberlin, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1947)
- 1925Jimmy Reed, American blues singer (d. 1976)
- 1929Yash Johar, Indian film producer (d. 2005)
- 1930Akiji Kobayashi, Japanese actor (d. 1996)
- 1938Joan Tower, American composer, concert pianist and conductor
- 1939Dan Cragg, American soldier and author
- 1940Jackie Trent, English singer, songwriter, and actress
- 1957Tim Whitnall, English actor and narrator
- 1961Simon Reeve, Australian journalist
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