Saturday, September 27, 2008
Thursday, September 27, 2007
Saturday, September 27, 2003
Friday, September 27, 2002
Several thousand people marched in Denver, Colorado, to protest the U.S. plan to invade Iraq when President Bush visited the city.
Saturday, September 27, 1997
Friday, September 27, 1996
An AeroperúBoeing 757
crashes into the Pacific Ocean when the instruments fail just after takeoff from Lima
Airport, killing all 70 on board.
The former prime minister of Bulgaria
, Andrei Lukanov, is assassinated.
The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.
Wednesday, September 27, 1995
Monday, September 27, 1993
War in Abkhazia ndash Fall of Sukhumi: Eduard Shevardnadze accuses Russia of passive complicity.
Friday, September 27, 1991
President Bush announces unilateral reductions in short-range nuclear weapons and calls off 24-hour alerts for long-range bombers. The Soviet Union responds with similar unilateral reductions on October 5.
Tuesday, September 27, 1983
Sunday, September 27, 1981
TGV high speed rail service between Paris and Lyon, France begins.
Wednesday, September 27, 1978
The last Forest Brother guerilla movement fighter is discovered and killed in Estonia.
Thursday, September 27, 1973
Soviet space program: Soyuz 12, the first Soviet manned flight since the Soyuz 11 tragedy in 1971, is launched.
Wednesday, September 27, 1972
Monday, September 27, 1971
October 11 ndash Japanese Emperor Hirohito travels abroad.
Sunday, September 27, 1970
Richard Nixon begins a tour of Europe, visiting Italy, Yugoslavia, Spain, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Friday, September 27, 1968
Wednesday, September 27, 1967
The arrives in Southton
, at the end of her last transatlantic voyage.
Monday, September 27, 1965
The largest tanker ship at the time, "Tokyo Maru", is launched in Yokohama
Friday, September 27, 1963
"The Littlest Hobo
" debuts on TV across North America with the first episode entitled Blue Water Sailor.
Saturday, September 27, 1958
Typhoon Ida kills at least 1,269 in Honshū, Japan.
Monday, September 27, 1943
Sunday, September 27, 1942
WWII: Both commerce raiding "hilfskreuzer Stier" and Liberty ship "Stephen Hopkins" sink following a gun battle in the South Atlantic. "Stier" is the only commerce raider to be sunk by Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships.
Saturday, September 27, 1941
The first Liberty Ship, the SS "Patrick Henry", is launched at Baltimore, Maryland.
Friday, September 27, 1940
WWII: Germany, Italy and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact.
Monday, September 27, 1937
Saturday, September 27, 1930
Tuesday, September 27, 1927
79 are killed and 550 are injured in the East St. Louis Tornado, the 2nd costliest and at least 24th deadliest tornado in U.S. history.
Sunday, September 27, 1925
Monday, September 27, 1920
Polish–Soviet War: Bolshevist Russia sues for peace with Poland.
Saturday, September 27, 1919
The last British Army troops leave Archangel, Russia and leave the fighting to the Russians.
Wednesday, September 27, 1916
Wednesday, September 27, 1905
submits his paper "Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?" in which he develops an argument for the famous equation "E" = "mc"sup2/sup.
Sunday, September 27, 1903
Wednesday, September 27, 1893
Monday, September 27, 1830
The Belgian Revolution
ends by liberating Brussels from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Tuesday, September 27, 1825
The world's first modern railway, the Stockton and Darlington Railway, opens in England.
Thursday, September 27, 1821
Tuesday, September 27, 1808
The Congress of Erfurt between the emperors Napoleon I of France and Alexander I of Russia starts.
Saturday, September 27, 1664
Tuesday, September 27, 1650
The Kolumbo volcano on Santorini experience a massive eruption (VEI 6).
Thursday, September 27, 1629
Huguenot rebellions: Louis XIII, King of France, signs the Peace of Alès, ending the Huguenot rebellions. The Huguenots are allowed religious freedom, but lose their political, territorial and military rights.
Tuesday, September 27, 1605
October ndash In Strassburg, the world's first newspaper is published by Johann Carolus
Friday, September 17, 1540 (Julianian calendar)
John Calvin's "L'Institution chrétienne" (originally in Latin) is translated into French.
The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) is approved by Pope Paul III, in his bull "Regimini militantis Ecclesiae".
Antwerp is besieged for three days by Maarten van Rossum.
Tuesday, September 17, 1527 (Julianian calendar)
("The 1527 Society") is believed to be founded in 1527, as per it's namesake.
Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Montejo invades Yucatán.
The Ming Dynasty
government of China
greatly reduces the as for taking grain, severely diminishing the state's capacity to relieve famines through a previously successful granary
Bishop Vesey's Grammar School at Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands of England is founded by Bishop John Vesey.
Monday, September 18, 1480 (Julianian calendar)
Consorts and co-rulers Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile initiate the Spanish Inquisition (looking for heretics and unconverted Jews).
Sunday, September 18, 1446 (Julianian calendar)
The Battle of Otonetë. Scanderbeg defeats the Ottomans.
Before October ndash Sultan Mehmed II of the Ottoman Empire is forced to abdicate in favor of his father Murad II by the Janissaries.
Friday, September 18, 1422 (Julianian calendar)
The Teutonic Knights sign the Treaty of Melno with the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania after the brief Gollub War. The Prussian–Lithuanian border established by the treaty remains unchanged until World War I.
Thursday, September 19, 1331 (Julianian calendar)
Battle of Płowce: The German Teutonic Knights and the Poles battle to a draw.
Wednesday, September 20, 1290 (Julianian calendar)
An earthquake in the Gulf of Chili, province of Hebei, China, kills an estimated 100,000.
The founding Mamluk dynasty of the Sultanate of Delhi is overthrown by Jalal-ud-din Feroz Khalji of the Khilji dynasty.
Tuesday, September 20, 1177 (Julianian calendar)