Historical Events In September - 27
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
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 Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide on September - 27.
1973 Soyuz 12 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit (2 days) on this day in history.
1975 Mark Frechette, actor (Zabriskie Point, Uomini Contro), dies at 27 on September - 27.
1979 On September - 27 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 September - 27 coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77
1982 On this day in history john Palmer becomes news anchor of the Today Show
1982 Saad Sayd, [Abu Walid], Palestinian commandant in Lebanon, dies on September - 27.
1983 On September - 27 tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76
1984 John Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72 on September - 27.
1985 On this day in history hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast
1985 Lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83 on this day in history.
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 Grand jury evidence shows Tawana Brawley fabricated rape story on September - 27.
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 September - 27 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 A gunman holds 33 people (killing 1) hostage in Berkley Calif on September - 27.
1990 On this day in history deposed emir of Kuwait address the UN General Assembly
1990 On this day in history 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 September - 27 "Princesses" premiers on CBS TV
1991 On September - 27 pres Bush decides to end full-time B-52 bombers alert
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 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 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 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 this day in history alison "Night Bird" Steele, DJ (WNEW-FM, WXRK-FM), dies of cancer