Historical Events In September - 27
Friday, 19 April 2019
1970 On this day in history 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.
1972 Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide on September - 27.
1973 On September - 27 soyuz 12 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit (2 days)
1975 On September - 27 mark Frechette, actor (Zabriskie Point, Uomini Contro), dies at 27
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 On September - 27 coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77
1982 John Palmer becomes news anchor of the Today Show on September - 27.
1982 Saad Sayd, [Abu Walid], Palestinian commandant in Lebanon, dies on September - 27.
1983 On this day in history tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76
1984 John Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1985 On September - 27 hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast
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 On this day in history cliff Burton, rock bassist (Metallica), dies in bus crash at 24
1987 NFL players' strike on September - 27.
1988 Grand jury evidence shows Tawana Brawley fabricated rape story on this day in history.
1988 Lab tests reportedly show Shroud of Turin not Christ`s burial cloth on September - 27.
1988 Senate votes for major federal tax code changes on September - 27.
1988 On this day in history william V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61
1989 On this day in history sony purchases Columbia Pictures for $3.4 billion cash
1990 A gunman holds 33 people (killing 1) hostage in Berkley Calif on this day in history.
1990 Deposed emir of Kuwait address the UN General Assembly on September - 27.
1990 Senate Judiciary committee approves Souter's Supreme Court nomination on September - 27.
1990 On this day in history tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House
1991 "Princesses" premiers on CBS TV on September - 27.
1991 Pres Bush decides to end full-time B-52 bombers alert on 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) on September - 27.
1991 Huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies on September - 27.
1992 Keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies on September - 27.
1993 On this day in history andrei Solovyiov, Russian photographer, dies in battle at 38
1994 Gerald Bledsoe, DJ (Soul Alive, WWRL), dies of heart attack at 51 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history the US Treasury unveils its design for a new $100 bill, incorporating a number of anticounterfeiting measures.
1995 On September - 27 alison "Night Bird" Steele, DJ (WNEW-FM, WXRK-FM), dies of cancer