Historical Events In September - 27
Saturday, 17 August 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 this day in history.
1972 Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history soyuz 12 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit (2 days)
1975 Mark Frechette, actor (Zabriskie Point, Uomini Contro), dies at 27 on September - 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 this day in history.
1981 Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1982 John Palmer becomes news anchor of the Today Show on this day in history.
1982 On September - 27 saad Sayd, [Abu Walid], Palestinian commandant in Lebanon, dies
1983 On September - 27 tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76
1984 On this day in history john Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72
1985 On this day in history hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast
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 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 On this day in history 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 September - 27.
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 "Princesses" premiers on CBS TV on September - 27.
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 September - 27 huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies
1992 Keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies on this day in history.
1993 Andrei Solovyiov, Russian photographer, dies in battle at 38 on this day in history.
1994 Gerald Bledsoe, DJ (Soul Alive, WWRL), dies of heart attack at 51 on this day in history.
1995 The US Treasury unveils its design for a new $100 bill, incorporating a number of anticounterfeiting measures on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history alison "Night Bird" Steele, DJ (WNEW-FM, WXRK-FM), dies of cancer