Historical Events In September - 27
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1970 On September - 27 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 On this day in history rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide
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 September - 27.
1979 On this day in history the US Congress approves the establishment of the Department of Education as a federal cabinet agency.
1979 On September - 27 gracie Fields, actress (Queen of Hearts), dies at 81
1981 On this day in history coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77
1982 John Palmer becomes news anchor of the Today Show on this day in history.
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 On September - 27 john Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72
1985 Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast on this day in history.
1985 Lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83 on September - 27.
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 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 Senate votes for major federal tax code changes on this day in history.
1988 William V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1989 On September - 27 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 On September - 27 deposed emir of Kuwait address the UN General Assembly
1990 On September - 27 senate Judiciary committee approves Souter's Supreme Court nomination
1990 Tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House on September - 27.
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 The first scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins) on this day in history.
1991 Huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history 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 On this day in history alison "Night Bird" Steele, DJ (WNEW-FM, WXRK-FM), dies of cancer