September 9: Day of the Week
September 9, 2023 was the 252nd day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 113 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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.
September 9 Historical Event(s)
- 1000Battle of Svolder, Viking Age.
- 1561The ultimately unsuccessful Colloquy at Poissy opens in an effort to reconcile French Catholics and Protestants.
- 1850The Compromise of 1850 transfers a third of Texas’s claimed territory (now parts of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wyoming) to federal control in return for the U.S. federal government assuming $10 million of Texas’s pre-annexation debt.
- 1914World War I: The creation of the Canadian Automobile Machine Gun Brigade, the first fully mechanized unit in the British Army.
- 1922The Greco-Turkish War of 1919-1922 effectively ends with Turkish victory over the Greeks in Smyrna.
- 1944World War II: The Fatherland Front takes power in Bulgaria through a military coup in the capital and armed rebellion in the country. A new pro-Soviet government is established.
- 1966The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.
- 1970A British airliner is hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and flown to Dawson’s Field in Jordan.
- 19901990 Batticaloa massacre, massacre of 184 minority Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan Army in the eastern Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka.
- 2010A natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California, creates a “wall of fire” more than 1000 ft high.
Who were born on September 9?
- 1872Phan Chu Trinh, Vietnamese nationalist (d. 1926)
- 1931Zoltán Latinovits, Hungarian actor (d. 1976)
- 1935Gopal Baratham, Singaporean author
- 1946Doug Ingle, American musician (Iron Butterfly)
- 1951Tom Wopat, American actor and singer
- 1966Georg Hackl, German luger
- 1974Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer, composer and musician
- 1974Vikram Batra, Indian soldier (d. 1999)
- 1975Michael Bublé, Canadian/Italian singer and actor
- 1976Kristoffer Rygg, Norwegian musician (Ulver, Borknagar)
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