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On This Day: September 27th

This is 270th day of the year and 95 days remain in the year.

in history
1540
Pope Paul III approved the charter for the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), founded by St. Ignatius Loyola.
1939
Warsaw, Poland, was surrendered to the Nazis after weeks of resistance.
1959
Typhoon Vera battered the Japanese island of Honshu, killing almost 5,000 people.
1964
The Warren Commission report concluded that there was no conspiracy in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy; Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.
1983
The America's Cup was lost by the United States for the first time in the yachting event's 132-year history.
1998
Mark McGwire hit his record-setting 69th and 70th home runs in the last game of the regular season.
September 27 BirthdaysSamuel Adams1722–1803, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, born in Boston, Mass.; second cousin of John Adams.
Thomas Nastcaricaturist
Gwyneth Paltrowactor
Vincent Youmanscomposer
Alfred Thayer Mahannaval historian
Cosimo de' Medicimerchant prince



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