Sunday September 8, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

September 8: Day of the Week

September 8, 2024 is the 252nd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 114 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.

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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.

September 8 Historical Event(s)

1514
Battle of Orsha – in one of the biggest battles of the century, Lithuanians and Poles defeat the Russian army.
1796
French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Bassano – French forces defeat Austrian troops at Bassano del Grappa.
1914
World War I: Private Thomas Highgate becomes the first British soldier to be executed for desertion during the war.
1935
US Senator from Louisiana, Huey Long, nicknamed “Kingfish”, is fatally shot in the Louisiana capitol building.
1941
World War II: Siege of Leningrad begins. German forces begin a siege against the Soviet Union’s second-largest city, Leningrad.
1944
World War II: Menton is liberated from Germany.
1951
Treaty of San Francisco: In San Francisco, California, 48 nations sign a peace treaty with Japan in formal recognition of the end of the Pacific War.
1952
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation makes its first televised broadcast on the second escape of the Boyd Gang.
1959
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is established.
1967
The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.

Who were born on September 8?

1873
Alfred Jarry, French playwright (d. 1907)
1923
Rasul Gamzatov, Avar poet (d. 2003)
1944
Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer
1947
Benjamin Orr, American bassist and singer (The Cars) (d. 2000)
1950
Mike Simpson, American politician
1956
Stefan Johansson, Swedish Formula One driver
1970
Paul DiPietro, Canadian-born Swiss ice hockey player
1974
Marios Agathokleous, Greek-Cypriot footballer
1979
Pink, American singer
1980
Slim Thug, American rapper

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