About September 21

September 21, 2020 is the 265th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 101 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Virgo is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 144 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On September 21

  • 1217
    Livonian Crusade: The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu and Livonian leader Kaupo are killed in Battle of St. Matthew’s Day.
  • 1776
    Part of New York City is burned shortly after being occupied by British forces.
  • 1792
    The National Convention declares France a republic and abolishes the monarchy.
  • 1823
    Joseph Smith is reportedly visited by the angel Moroni, who told him the location of gold plates, which Smith obtained four years later and partially translated into The Book of Mormon.
  • 1860
    In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the Battle of Palikao.
  • 1896
    British force under Horatio Kitchener takes Dongola in the Sudan.
  • 1898
    Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days’ Reform in China.
  • 1921
    A storage silo in Oppau, Germany, explodes, killing 500-600 people.
  • 1933
    Salvador Lutteroth ran the first ever EMLL (now CMLL) show in Mexico, marking the birth of Lucha Libre
  • 1942
    In Poland, at the end of Yom Kippur, Germans order Jews to permanently evacuate Konstantynów and move to the Ghetto in Biała Podlaska, established to assemble Jews from seven nearby towns, including Janów Podlaski, Rossosz and Terespol.
  • 1942
    On the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, Nazis send over 1,000 Jews of Pidhaytsi (west Ukraine) to Belzec extermination camp.
  • 1942
    The B-29 Superfortress makes its maiden flight.
  • 1964
    Malta becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
  • 1972
    Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos signs Proclamation № 1081, placing the entire country under martial law.
  • 1976
    Orlando Letelier is assassinated in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Chilean socialist government of Salvador Allende, overthrown in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet.
  • 1976
    Seychelles joins the United Nations.
  • 1981
    Belize is granted full independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 1981
    Sandra Day O'Connor is unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate as the first female Supreme Court justice.
  • 1984
    Brunei joins the United Nations.
  • 1999
    Chi-Chi earthquake occurs in central Taiwan, leaving about 2,400 people dead.

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