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 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 101 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 8, 2022 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 462,144 hours 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 123 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 3,561 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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September 21 Historical Events

  • 1780
    American Revolutionary War: Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point.
  • 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.
  • 1933
    Salvador Lutteroth ran the first ever EMLL (now CMLL) show in Mexico, marking the birth of Lucha Libre
  • 1942
    On the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, Nazis send over 1,000 Jews of Pidhaytsi (west Ukraine) to Belzec extermination camp.
  • 1964
    The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, the world’s first Mach 3 bomber, makes its maiden flight from Palmdale, California.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Who were born on September 21?

  • 1760
    Ivan Dmitriev, Russian statesman (d. 1837)
  • 1862
    James E. Talmage, American religious figure and author (d. 1933)
  • 1896
    Walter Breuning, American supercentenarian (d. 2011)
  • 1926
    Donald A. Glaser, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1929
    Bernard Williams, English philosopher (d. 2003)
  • 1957
    Ethan Coen, American film director
  • 1972
    Liam Gallagher, English singer (Oasis and Beady Eye)
  • 1972
    Olivia Bonamy, French actress
  • 1985
    Maryam Hassouni, Dutch actress
  • 1987
    Jimmy Clausen, American football player

Who died on September 21?

  • 687
    Conon, Pope 686-687 (b. 630)
  • 1397
    Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (executed) (b. 1346
  • 1586
    Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, French church leader (b. 1517)
  • 1743
    Jai Singh II, King of Amber-Juiper (b. 1688)
  • 1906
    Samuel Arnold, Lincoln conspirator (b. 1838)
  • 1957
    King Haakon VII of Norway (b. 1872)
  • 1971
    Bernardo Houssay, Argentine physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)
  • 1990
    Takis Kanellopoulos, Greek film director and screenwriter (b. 1933)
  • 1998
    Florence Griffith Joyner, American athlete (b. 1959)
  • 2000
    Jacques Flynn, Canadian politician and senator (b. 1915)

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