280 days before today

Today is June 21st, 2024 (Friday), so 280 days before today would be:

September 15th, 2023 (Friday)

Time Zone: America/New_York (GMT-04:00)

• Day numbers: 258

• Week number: 37

• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year

• Daylight Saving Time: Yes

• Sunrise time: 06:51 am

• Sunset time: 07:22 pm

• Day length: 12h 31m

• Source: suntoday.org

• Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent

• Illumination: 1%

• Moon Age: 0.8 day(s)

• Source: mooninfo.org

September 15th, 2023 Holidays and National Days

September 15th, in History

The largest Chapter 11 bankruptcy in US history is filed by Lehman Brothers financial services firm.
National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman announces a lockout of the players union.
MCI WorldCom begins operations after a landmark merger between World Com and MCI Communications.
France announces it will send 4,000 troops to join those of other nations assembling in the Persian Gulf to protect Saudi Arabia and force Iraq’s dictator Saddam Hussein to withdraw troops from occupied Kuwait.
Menachem Begin resigns as premier of Israel.
Sandra Day O’Connor is unanimously approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee to become the first female justice on the US Supreme Court.
The environmental group Greenpeace is founded.
The USSR launches Zond 5, which becomes the first spaceship to orbit the moon and reenter Earth’s atmosphere.
US President Lyndon Johnson urges Congress to adopt gun control legislation in the wake of Charles Whitman’s sniper attack from the University of Texas’s Texas Tower; in all, Whitman shot and killed 15 people before being shot dead himself by an Austin police officer.
Four young African-American girls are killed by the bombing of a church in Birmingham, Alabama.