September 19 is the 262nd day of the year. There are 103 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).
+ 1796 – George Washington's Farewell Address is printed across America as an open letter to the public.
+ 1881 – U.S. President James A. Garfield dies of wounds suffered in a July 2 shooting. Vice President Chester A. Arthur becomes President upon Garfield's death.
+ 1952 – The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.
+ 1985 – Tipper Gore and other political wives form the Parents Music Resource Center as Frank Zappa and other musicians testify at U.S. Congressional hearings on obscenity in rock music.
( Births )
+ 1928 – Adam West, American actor and businessman (d. 2017)
+ 1940 – Bill Medley, American singer-songwriter
+ 1941 – Cass Elliot, American singer (d. 1974)
+ 1943 – Joe Morgan, American baseball player and sportscaster
+ 1964 – Trisha Yearwood, American singer-songwriter and actress