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History Events on September 27


Society of Jesus
The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) receives its charter from Pope Paul III.

#Society_of_Jesus

Japan Airlines Flight 715
Japan Airlines Flight 715 crashes on approach to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang, Malaysia, killing 34 of the 79 people on board.

#Japan_Airlines_Flight_715

Siege of Vienna
The Siege of Vienna begins when Suleiman I attacks the city.

#Siege_of_Vienna

Typhoon Vera
Typhoon Vera kills nearly 5,000 people in Japan.

#Typhoon_Vera

SS Patrick Henry
The SS Patrick Henry is launched, becoming the first of more than 2,700 Liberty ships.

#SS_Patrick_Henry

Constantine I of Greece
King Constantine I of Greece abdicates his throne in favor of his eldest son, George II.

#Constantine_I_of_Greece

Ellen Southard
The merchant sailing ship Ellen Southard is wrecked in a storm at Liverpool.

#Ellen_Southard

Wreck of the Old 97
The Wreck of the Old 97, an American rail disaster that became the subject of a popular ballad.

#Wreck_of_the_Old_97

2014 Mount Ontake eruption
The eruption of Mount Ontake in Japan occurs.

#2014_Mount_Ontake_eruption

SMART-1
The SMART-1 satellite is launched.

#SMART-1

History of the Jews in France
The National Assembly votes to award full citizenship to Jews in France.

#History_of_the_Jews_in_France

National League for Democracy
The National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and others to fight dictatorship in Myanmar.

#National_League_for_Democracy

Julie N. oil spill
Confusion on a tanker ship results in the Julie N. oil spill in Portland, Maine.

#Julie_N._oil_spill

September 2019 climate strikes
over 2 million people participated in worldwide strikes to protest climate change across 2400 locations.

#September_2019_climate_strikes

SS Arctic
The steamship SS Arctic sinks with 300 people on board.

#SS_Arctic

Battle of Kabul (1992-1996)
The Battle of Kabul ends in a Taliban victory, who establish the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

#Battle_of_Kabul_(1992-1996)

Actions along the Matanikau
Last day of the Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marines barely escape after being surrounded by Japanese forces.

#Actions_along_the_Matanikau

Google
The Google internet search engine retroactively claims this date as its birthday.

#Google

Last use of capital punishment in Spain
The last use of capital punishment in Spain sparks worldwide protests.

#Last_use_of_capital_punishment_in_Spain

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Production of the Model T automobile begins at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit.

#Ford_Piquette_Avenue_Plant

RMS Queen Elizabeth
The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth is launched in Glasgow.

#RMS_Queen_Elizabeth

Tripartite Pact
World War II: The Tripartite Pact is signed in Berlin by Germany, Japan and Italy.

#Tripartite_Pact

Richard Stallman
Richard Stallman announces the GNU Project to develop a free Unix-like operating system.

#Richard_Stallman

Treaty of Melno
After the brief Gollub War, the Teutonic Knights sign the Treaty of Melno with Poland and Lithuania

#Treaty_of_Melno

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
American Revolution: Lancaster, Pennsylvania becomes the capital of the United States for one day after Congress evacuates Philadelphia.

#Lancaster,_Pennsylvania

Siege of Candia
The Venetians surrender the fortress of Candia to the Ottomans, thus ending the 21-year-long Siege of Candia.

#Siege_of_Candia

Milburn G. Apt
USAF Captain Milburn G. Apt becomes the first person to exceed Mach 3. Shortly thereafter, the Bell X-2 goes out of control and Captain Apt is killed.

#Milburn_G._Apt

Battle of P?owce
The Battle of P?owce between the Poland and the Teutonic Order is fought.

#Battle_of_P?owce

Pope Urban VII
Pope Urban VII dies 13 days after being chosen as the Pope, making his reign the shortest papacy in history.

#Pope_Urban_VII

Battle of Kircholm
The armies of Sweden are defeated by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Battle of Kircholm.

#Battle_of_Kircholm

Stockton and Darlington Railway
The world's first public railway to use steam locomotives, the Stockton and Darlington Railway, is ceremonially opened.

#Stockton_and_Darlington_Railway

Bobby Jones (golfer)
Bobby Jones wins the (pre-Masters) Grand Slam of golf.

#Bobby_Jones_(golfer)

Dawn (spacecraft)
NASA launches the Dawn probe to the asteroid belt.

#Dawn_(spacecraft)

Jean-François Champollion
Jean-François Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta Stone.

#Jean-François_Champollion

BAC TSR-2
The British TSR-2 aircraft XR219 makes its maiden flight.

#BAC_TSR-2

Zhai Zhigang
CNSA astronaut Zhai Zhigang becomes the first Chinese person to perform a spacewalk.

#Zhai_Zhigang

Yemen Arab Republic
The Yemen Arab Republic is established.

#Yemen_Arab_Republic

In Minneapolis, a gunman shoots seven citizens, killing 5 and then himself.
In Switzerland, a gunman shoots 18 citizens, killing 14 and then himself.
The Sukhumi massacre takes place in Abkhazia.
Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring is published, inspiring an environmental movement and the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Zeng Liansong's design is chosen as the flag of the People's Republic of China.
The Kassel Mission results in the largest loss by a USAAF group on any mission in World War II.
The Greek National Liberation Front is established with Georgios Siantos as acting leader.
The Republic of China is recognized by the United States.
Iyasu V is proclaimed deposed as ruler of Ethiopia in a palace coup in favor of his aunt Zewditu.
William the Conqueror and his army set sail from the mouth of the Somme river, beginning the Norman conquest of England.