Saturday-Saturni Dies-Day of the god Saturn
Sunday-Dies Solis-Day of the Sun
Tuesday*-Tiwesdaeg-Day of Tyr (war god)
Wednesday*-Wodnesdaeg-Day of Woden chief of the gods)
Thursday*-Thorsdagr-Day of Thor (thunder god)
Friday*-Frigedaeg-Friggs Day (Woden’s wife)
*these days were named to honor the Germanic/Norwegian gods
As with the months of the year, we owe the names of our week days to the Roman and the German Barbarian gods.