Historical Events In September - 27
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
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 Soyuz 12 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit (2 days) on September - 27.
1975 On this day in history 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 September - 27.
1979 Gracie Fields, actress (Queen of Hearts), dies at 81 on September - 27.
1981 On September - 27 coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77
1982 On September - 27 john Palmer becomes news anchor of the Today Show
1982 On September - 27 saad Sayd, [Abu Walid], Palestinian commandant in Lebanon, dies
1983 Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history john Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72
1985 Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast on September - 27.
1985 On September - 27 lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83
1986 On September - 27 senate joins House of Reps voting for sweeping tax reforms
1986 Cliff Burton, rock bassist (Metallica), dies in bus crash at 24 on this day in history.
1987 NFL players' strike on this day in history.
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 September - 27 senate votes for major federal tax code changes
1988 On this day in history william V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61
1989 Sony purchases Columbia Pictures for $3.4 billion cash on this day in history.
1990 On September - 27 a gunman holds 33 people (killing 1) hostage in Berkley Calif
1990 Deposed emir of Kuwait address the UN General Assembly on September - 27.
1990 On September - 27 senate Judiciary committee approves Souter's Supreme Court nomination
1990 Tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history "Princesses" premiers on CBS TV
1991 Pres Bush decides to end full-time B-52 bombers alert on September - 27.
1991 On September - 27 the first scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins)
1991 On this day in history huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies
1992 Keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies on this day in history.
1993 On September - 27 andrei Solovyiov, Russian photographer, dies in battle at 38
1994 Gerald Bledsoe, DJ (Soul Alive, WWRL), dies of heart attack at 51 on September - 27.
1995 On September - 27 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