Historical Events In September - 27
Monday, 18 February 2019
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 on September - 27.
1972 Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide on this day in history.
1973 Soyuz 12 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit (2 days) on September - 27.
1975 Mark Frechette, actor (Zabriskie Point, Uomini Contro), dies at 27 on this day in history.
1979 The US Congress approves the establishment of the Department of Education as a federal cabinet agency on this day in history.
1979 Gracie Fields, actress (Queen of Hearts), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1981 Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77 on September - 27.
1982 On September - 27 john Palmer becomes news anchor of the Today Show
1982 Saad Sayd, [Abu Walid], Palestinian commandant in Lebanon, dies on this day in history.
1983 Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1984 John Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1985 Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83
1986 Senate joins House of Reps voting for sweeping tax reforms on this day in history.
1986 Cliff Burton, rock bassist (Metallica), dies in bus crash at 24 on September - 27.
1987 On this day in history nFL players' strike
1988 On September - 27 grand jury evidence shows Tawana Brawley fabricated rape story
1988 On September - 27 lab tests reportedly show Shroud of Turin not Christ`s burial cloth
1988 On this day in history senate votes for major federal tax code changes
1988 William V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61 on September - 27.
1989 On September - 27 sony purchases Columbia Pictures for $3.4 billion cash
1990 On this day in history a gunman holds 33 people (killing 1) hostage in Berkley Calif
1990 On September - 27 deposed emir of Kuwait address the UN General Assembly
1990 Senate Judiciary committee approves Souter's Supreme Court nomination on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House
1991 On this day in history "Princesses" premiers on CBS TV
1991 On September - 27 pres Bush decides to end full-time B-52 bombers alert
1991 The first scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins) on September - 27.
1991 On this day in history huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies
1992 On September - 27 keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies
1993 On this day in history andrei Solovyiov, Russian photographer, dies in battle at 38
1994 On September - 27 gerald Bledsoe, DJ (Soul Alive, WWRL), dies of heart attack at 51
1995 On September - 27 the US Treasury unveils its design for a new $100 bill, incorporating a number of anticounterfeiting measures.
1995 Alison "Night Bird" Steele, DJ (WNEW-FM, WXRK-FM), dies of cancer on September - 27.