What happened this day in history September 21

What are the important events that happened on September 21? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 21: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 21 is the 264th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 101 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 8, 2021 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,632,182,400 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectahexacontatetragon’ day.

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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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 133 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,196 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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September 21 Historical Events

  • 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.
  • 1921
    A storage silo in Oppau, Germany, explodes, killing 500-600 people.
  • 1934
    A large typhoon hits western Honshū, Japan, killing 3,036 people.
  • 1942
    The B-29 Superfortress makes its maiden flight.
  • 1964
    The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, the world’s first Mach 3 bomber, makes its maiden flight from Palmdale, California.
  • 1971
    Bahrain, Bhutan and Qatar join the United Nations.
  • 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.
  • 1981
    Sandra Day O'Connor is unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate as the first female Supreme Court justice.
  • 1991
    Armenia is granted independence from Soviet Union.

Who were born on September 21?

  • 1819
    Princess Louise Marie Thérèse of France (d. 1864)
  • 1860
    Wilson Kettle, Canadian centenarian (d. 1963)
  • 1926
    Donald A. Glaser, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1947
    Don Felder, American guitarist (Eagles)
  • 1955
    Mika Kaurismäki, Finnish director
  • 1962
    Rob Morrow, American actor
  • 1965
    David Wenham, Australian actor
  • 1978
    Luke Godden, Australian rules footballer
  • 1982
    Christos Tapoutos, Greek basketball player
  • 1985
    Maryam Hassouni, Dutch actress

Who died on September 21?

  • 687
    Conon, Pope 686-687 (b. 630)
  • 1217
    Caupo of Turaida, Livonian military leader
  • 1748
    John Balguy, English philosopher (b. 1686)
  • 1798
    George Read, American lawyer and signer of the Declaration of Independence (b. 1733)
  • 1874
    Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont, French geologist (b. 1794)
  • 1946
    Olga Engl, Austrian actress (b. 1871)
  • 1971
    Bernardo Houssay, Argentine physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)
  • 1985
    Gu Long, Taiwanese writer of wuxia novels (b. 1937)
  • 1988
    Glenn Robert Davis, member of United States Congress (b. 1914)
  • 1990
    Takis Kanellopoulos, Greek film director and screenwriter (b. 1933)

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