About September 26

September 26, 2022 is the 269th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 96 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Libra 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 118 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On September 26

  • 715
    Ragenfrid defeats Theudoald at the Battle of Compiègne.
  • 1212
    Golden Bull of Sicily is certified as an hereditary royal title in Bohemia for the Přemyslid dynasty.
  • 1580
    Sir Francis Drake finishes his circumnavigation of the Earth.
  • 1687
    The city council of Amsterdam votes to support William of Orange’s invasion of England, which became the Glorious Revolution.
  • 1777
    British troops occupy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution.
  • 1783
    The first battle of Shays’ Rebellion begins.
  • 1810
    A new Act of Succession is adopted by the Riksdag of the Estates and Jean Baptiste Bernadotte becomes heir to the Swedish throne.
  • 1907
    New Zealand and Newfoundland each become dominions within the British Empire.
  • 1914
    The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is established by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
  • 1934
    Steamship RMS Queen Mary is launched.
  • 1942
    The Holocaust: August Frank, a higher official of the SS concentration camp administration department, issues a memorandum containing a great deal of operational detail in how Jews should be “evacuated”.
  • 1944
    World War II: Operation Market Garden fails.
  • 1950
    United Nations troops recapture Seoul from North Korean forces.
  • 1959
    Typhoon Vera, the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in recorded history, makes landfall, killing 4,580 people and leaving nearly 1.6 million others homeless.
  • 1960
    In Chicago, the first televised debate takes place between presidential candidates Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy.
  • 1970
    The Laguna Fire starts in San Diego County, California, burning 175,425 acre.
  • 1983
    Australia II wins the America’s Cup, ending the longest winning streak in sporting history.
  • 1997
    An earthquake strikes the Italian regions of Umbria and the Marche, causing part of the Basilica of St. Francis at Assisi to collapse.
  • 2002
    The overcrowded Senegalese ferry MV Joola capsizes off the coast of The Gambia killing more than 1,000.
  • 2008
    Swiss pilot and inventor Yves Rossy becomes first person to fly a jet engine-powered wing across the English Channel.

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