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    What happened on September 27

    • September 27, 0489 "Odoacer attacks Theodoric at the Battle of Verona, and is defeated again."

    • September 27, 1331 the Battle of Plowce between the Kingdom of Poland and the Teutonic Order took place.

    • September 27, 1540 Society of Jesus (Jesuits) founded by Ignatius Loyola

    • September 27, 1540 The Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) receives its charter from Pope Paul III.

    • September 27, 1590 "Pope Urban VII dies 13 days after being chosen as the Pope, making his reign the shortest papacy in history."

    • September 27, 1605 The armies of Sweden are utterly defeated by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Battle of Kircholm.

    • September 27, 1777 Battle of Germantown; Washington defeated by the British

    • September 27, 1777 "Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the capital of the United States, for one day."

    • September 27, 1779 John Adams negotiates Revolutionary War peace terms with Britain

    • September 27, 1787 Constitution submitted to the states for ratification

    • September 27, 1821 Mexican Empire declares its independence

    • September 27, 1821 Mexico gains its independence from Spain.

    • September 27, 1821 Revolutionary forces occupy Mexico City as Spanish withdraw

    • September 27, 1822 Jean-Franois Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone.

    • September 27, 1822 Jean-François Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone.

    • September 27, 1825 "The Stockton and Darlington Railway opens, and begins operation of the world's first service of locomotive-hauled passenger trains."

    • September 27, 1854 The steamship Arctic sinks with 300 people on board. This marks the first great disaster in the Atlantic Ocean.

    • September 27, 1854 "The steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people"

    • September 27, 1854 The steamship SS Arctic sinks with 300 people on board. This marks the first great disaster in the Atlantic Ocean.

    • September 27, 1863 "Jo Shelby's calvery in action at Moffat's Station, Arkansas"

    • September 27, 1877 John Mercer Langston named minister of Haiti

    • September 27, 1886 Mormon prophet John Taylor receives a controversial revelation on plural marriage that now divides factions of Mormonism.

    • September 27, 1889 New York's first real skyscraper opens at 50 Broadway with 13 stories

    • September 27, 1894 New York's Aqueduct horse racing track opens.

    • September 27, 1903 "Wreck of the Old 97, a train crash made famous by the song of the same name."

    • September 27, 1905 "The physics journal Annalen der Physik published Albert Einstein's paper ""Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?"", introducing the equation E=mc."

    • September 27, 1916 Iyasu is proclaimed deposed as ruler of Ethiopia in a palace coup in favor of his aunt Zauditu.

    • September 27, 1918 "Lt. George Fraser Kerr (3rd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Bourlon Wood, France"

    • September 27, 1918 "Lt. Graham T. Lyall (102 Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Bourlon Wood, France"

    • September 27, 1918 "Lt. Samuel L. Honey (78th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Bourlon Wood, France"

    • September 27, 1922 "King Constantine I of Greece abdicates his throne in favor of his eldest son, King George II."

    • September 27, 1923 Lou Gehrig's first homer

    • September 27, 1928 US recognizes Nationalist Chinese government

    • September 27, 1930 Bobby Jones completes the Grand Slam of Golf

    • September 27, 1930 "Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Amateur Championship to complete the Grand Slam of golf. The old structure of the grand slam was The U.S Open, The British Open, and The Amateur Championships."

    • September 27, 1931 "Lou Gehrig completes his 6th straight season, playing in every game"

    • September 27, 1937 Balinese Tiger declared extinct.

    • September 27, 1937 Last Balinese Tiger killed.

    • September 27, 1937 The first Santa Claus school opens (Albion NY)

    • September 27, 1938 Ocean liner Queen Elizabeth launched at Glasgow

    • September 27, 1939 "Warsaw, Poland, falls to German and Russian troops during WWII."

    • September 27, 1939 "Warsaw, Poland, surrenders to Germans after 19 days of resistance"

    • September 27, 1940 Black leaders protest discrimination in US armed forces

    • September 27, 1940 Establishment of Berlin-Tokyo-Rome Axis.

    • September 27, 1940 "World War II: The Tripartite Pact is signed in Berlin by Germany, Japan and Italy."

    • September 27, 1941 "33,771 Jews are killed by Germans and Ukranians at Babi Yar outside Kiev."

    • September 27, 1941 "First WW II liberty ship, freighter Patrick Henry, launched"

    • September 27, 1941 Foundation of EAM (National Liberation Front) in Greece.

    • September 27, 1941 "The SS Patrick Henry is launched becoming the first of more than 2,700 Liberty ships."

    • September 27, 1942 Glenn Miller and his Orchestra perform for the last time before Miller enters the US Army.

    • September 27, 1942 Last day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps troops barely escape after being surrounded by Japanese forces near the Matanikau River.

    • September 27, 1949 The first Plenary Session of the National People's Congress approves the design of the Flag of the People's Republic of China.

    • September 27, 1950 Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis

    • September 27, 1953 "TV Record, Brazilian TV Network, debuts."

    • September 27, 1953 Typhoon destroys 1/3 of Nagoya Japan

    • September 27, 1954 School integration begins in Wash DC & Baltimore Md public schools

    • September 27, 1954 "Steve Allen's ""Tonight Show"" premiers"

    • September 27, 1954 The nationwide debut of Tonight! (The Tonight Show) hosted by Steve Allen on NBC.

    • September 27, 1954 "The Tonight Show, starring Steve Allen, debuts on NBC-TV."

    • September 27, 1956 "USAF Captain Milburn G. Apt becomes the first man to exceed Mach 3 while flying the Bell X-2. Shortly thereafter, the craft goes out of control and Captain Apt is killed."

    • September 27, 1959 Nearly 5000 people die on the main Japanese island of Honsh as the result of a typhoon.

    • September 27, 1959 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit

    • September 27, 1959 "Typhoon Vera, hits Japanese island of Honshu, kills nearly 5,000"

    • September 27, 1961 Sierre Leone becomes the 100th member of the UN

    • September 27, 1962 "US sells Israel, Hawk anti-aircraft missiles"

    • September 27, 1963 "At 10:59 AM the census clock, records US population at 190,000,000"

    • September 27, 1964 "The Warren Commission releases its report, concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, assassinated President John F. Kennedy."

    • September 27, 1968 "The stage musical Hair opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, where it played 1,998 performances until its closure was forced by the roof's collapsing in July 1973."

    • September 27, 1970 "The final broadcast of The Original Amateur Hour occurs on CBS-TV. During its 22-year run, the show appeared on all three major networks."

    • September 27, 1973 Soyuz 12 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit (2 days)

    • September 27, 1977 "The 300 metre tall CKVR-TV transmission tower in Barrie, Ontario, Canada is hit by a light aircraft in a fog, causing it to collapse. All aboard the aircraft are killed."

    • September 27, 1980 Marvin Hagler defeats Alan Minter to claim boxing's world Middleweight championship in London. They have to be escorted away by police after a riot forms.

    • September 27, 1980 Number one hit on UK music charts - Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me

    • September 27, 1982 John Palmer becomes news anchor of the Today Show

    • September 27, 1983 Richard Stallman announces the GNU project to develop a free Unix-like operating system.

    • September 27, 1985 "Hurricane Gloria hits Long Island, New York."

    • September 27, 1985 Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast

    • September 27, 1986 Cliff Burton of Metallica dies an a bus accident in Sweden.

    • September 27, 1986 Senate joins House of Reps voting for sweeping tax reforms

    • September 27, 1987 NFL players' strike

    • September 27, 1988 Grand jury evidence shows Tawana Brawley fabricated rape story

    • September 27, 1988 Lab tests reportedly show Shroud of Turin not Christ`s burial cloth

    • September 27, 1988 Senate votes for major federal tax code changes

    • September 27, 1988 "The National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi is founded."

    • September 27, 1989 Sony purchases Columbia Pictures for $3.4 billion cash

    • September 27, 1990 A gunman holds 33 people (killing 1) hostage in Berkley Calif

    • September 27, 1990 Deposed emir of Kuwait address the UN General Assembly

    • September 27, 1990 Senate Judiciary committee approves Souter's Supreme Court nomination

    • September 27, 1990 Tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House

    • September 27, 1991 """Princesses"" premiers on CBS TV"

    • September 27, 1991 Pres Bush decides to end full-time B-52 bombers alert

    • September 27, 1991 "The first scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins)"

    • September 27, 1993 The Sukhumi massacre takes place in Abkhazia.

    • September 27, 1995 The Government of the United States unveils the first of its redesigned bank notes with the $100 bill featuring a larger portrait of Benjamin Franklin slightly off-center.

    • September 27, 1995 "The US Treasury unveils its design for a new $100 bill, incorporating a number of anticounterfeiting measures."

    • September 27, 1996 "In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah."

    • September 27, 1997 Communications are suddenly lost with the Mars Pathfinder space probe.

    • September 27, 1998 Google is established.

    • September 27, 1999 Detroit's Tiger Stadium closes after 87 years of hosting baseball and other sporting contests.

    • September 27, 1999 "The last professional baseball game is played at historic Tiger Stadium in Detroit, Michigan."

    • September 27, 2002 Timor-Leste (East Timor) joins the United Nations.

    • September 27, 2003 Smart 1 satellite is launched.

    • September 27, 2006 "Platte Canyon High School shooting in Bailey, Colorado"

    • September 27, 2006 "The Platte Canyon High School shooting occurs when Duane R. Morrison takes six female girls hostage, fatally shooting one before killing himself."







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