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Saturday September 9, 2023

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.

September 2023

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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 9 Historical Event(s)

  • 1000
    Battle of Svolder, Viking Age.
  • 1561
    The ultimately unsuccessful Colloquy at Poissy opens in an effort to reconcile French Catholics and Protestants.
  • 1850
    The 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.
  • 1914
    World War I: The creation of the Canadian Automobile Machine Gun Brigade, the first fully mechanized unit in the British Army.
  • 1922
    The Greco-Turkish War of 1919-1922 effectively ends with Turkish victory over the Greeks in Smyrna.
  • 1944
    World 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.
  • 1966
    The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • 1970
    A British airliner is hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and flown to Dawson’s Field in Jordan.
  • 1990
    1990 Batticaloa massacre, massacre of 184 minority Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan Army in the eastern Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka.
  • 2010
    A natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California, creates a “wall of fire” more than 1000 ft high.

Who were born on September 9?

  • 1872
    Phan Chu Trinh, Vietnamese nationalist (d. 1926)
  • 1931
    Zoltán Latinovits, Hungarian actor (d. 1976)
  • 1935
    Gopal Baratham, Singaporean author
  • 1946
    Doug Ingle, American musician (Iron Butterfly)
  • 1951
    Tom Wopat, American actor and singer
  • 1966
    Georg Hackl, German luger
  • 1974
    Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer, composer and musician
  • 1974
    Vikram Batra, Indian soldier (d. 1999)
  • 1975
    Michael Bublé, Canadian/Italian singer and actor
  • 1976
    Kristoffer Rygg, Norwegian musician (Ulver, Borknagar)

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