About September 27

September 27, 2020 is the 271st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 95 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Libra is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 138 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On September 27

  • 1422
    after the brief Gollub War the Teutonic Knights sign the Treaty of Melno with the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania
  • 1540
    The Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) receives its charter from Pope Paul III.
  • 1605
    The armies of Sweden are defeated by the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Battle of Kircholm.
  • 1669
    The Venetians surrender the fortress of Candia to the Ottomans, thus ending the 21-year long Siege of Candia.
  • 1777
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the capital of the United States, for one day.
  • 1822
    Jean-François Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone.
  • 1908
    The first production of the Ford Model T automobile was built at the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan.
  • 1922
    King Constantine I of Greece abdicates his throne in favor of his eldest son, King George II.
  • 1930
    Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Amateur Championship to complete the Grand Slam of golf. The old structure of the grand slam was the U.S. Open, British Open, U.S. Amateur, and British Amateur.
  • 1937
    Balinese Tiger declared extinct.
  • 1938
    Ocean liner Queen Elizabeth launched in Glasgow.
  • 1954
    The nationwide debut of Tonight! (The Tonight Show) hosted by Steve Allen on NBC.
  • 1961
    Sierra Leone joins the United Nations.
  • 1962
    The Yemen Arab Republic is established.
  • 1964
    The British TSR-2 aircraft XR219 makes its maiden flight from Boscombe Down in Wiltshire.
  • 1968
    The stage musical Hair opens at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, where it played 1,998 performances until its closure was forced by the roof collapsing in July 1973.
  • 1979
    The United States Department of Education receives final approval from the U.S. Congress to become the 13th US Cabinet agency.
  • 1995
    The Government of the United States unveils the first of its redesigned bank notes with the 0 bill featuring a larger portrait of Benjamin Franklin slightly off-center.
  • 1996
    The Julie N. tanker ship crashes into the Million Dollar Bridge in Portland, Maine spilling thousands of gallons of oil.
  • 1998
    The Google internet search engine retrospectively claims this as its birthday.

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