September 9: Day of the Week
September 9, 2020 is the 253rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 113 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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 9 Historical Event(s)
- 1000Battle of Svolder, Viking Age.
- 1543Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned “Queen of Scots” in the central Scottish town of Stirling.
- 1739Stono Rebellion, the largest slave uprising in Britain’s mainland North American colonies prior to the American Revolution, erupts near Charleston, South Carolina.
- 1776The Continental Congress officially names its new union of sovereign states the United States.
- 1839John Herschel takes the first glass plate photograph.
- 1924Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii.
- 1943World War II: The Allies land at Salerno and Taranto, Italy.
- 19901990 Batticaloa massacre, massacre of 184 minority Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan Army in the eastern Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka.
- 2009At exactly 9:09:09 PM, the Dubai Metro, the first urban train network in the Arabian Peninsula, is ceremonially inaugurated.
- 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?
- 1731Francisco Javier Clavijero, Mexican writer (d. 1787)
- 1777James Carr, U.S. Congressman (d. 1818)
- 1887Alf Landon, American politician (d. 1987)
- 1919Gottfried Dienst, Swiss football referee (d. 1998)
- 1920Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (d. 1993)
- 1949Garry Maddox, American baseball player
- 1954Jeffrey Combs, American actor
- 1955John Kricfalusi, Canadian animator
- 1987Milan Stanković, Serbian pop and folk singer
- 1990Haley Reinhart, American singer
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