September 27 holidays in 2020

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
World Tourism Day
Congo democratic republic Observance
Gold Star Mother's Day
United states Observance
Meskel
Eritrea Public Holiday
European Heritage Days
Austria Observance
National Chocolate Milk Day
- Weird
National Crush a Can Day
- Weird
National Corned Beef Hash Day
- Weird
National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
- Weird
National Scarf Day
- Weird
National Gold Star Mother’s Day
- Weird

Historical Events on September 27

  • 1605: Polish and Lithuanian forces defeat Swedish forces at the Battle of Kircholm.
  • 1669: The fortress of Candia is surrendered to the Ottomans by the Venetians. This hereby ends the Siege of Candia, which lasted approximately 21-years.
  • 1777: For just one day, Lancaster Pennsylvania becomes the capital of the U.S when the Second Continental Congress decides to evacuate Philadelphia to get away from invading British forces.
  • 1822: On this day, Jean-Francois Champollion declares that he has deciphered the Rosetta Stone.
  • 1854: The SS Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean with over three hundred people on board.
  • 1908: The first production model of the Model T Ford is built in Detroit, Michigan.
  • 1940: During World War II, on this day the Berlin Pact is signed by Germany, Italy and Japan. Also known as the Tripartite Pact, was a defensive military alliance between these nations.
  • 1954: Tonight hosted by Steve Allen makes its nationwide debut on NBC on this day.
  • 1979: The United States Congress gives its final approval to the U.S Department of Education for it to become the 13th Cabinet agency in the United States.
  • 1993: On this day, the Sukhumi Massacre occurs in Abkhazia.
  • 1998: The Internet search engine Google claims this day as its birthday. Happy Birthday Google!
  • 2007: The Dawn probe is launched by NASA.
  • 2014: Mount Ontake in Japan erupted on this day.

Famous Birthdays on September 27

  • French theologian and bishop Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet is born in 1627.
  • American librarian and pastor Solomon Stoddard is born in 1643.
  • Italian saint and bishop Alphonsus Maria de’ Liguori is born in 1696.
  • American politician and philosopher Samuel Adams is born in 1722.
  • Austrian poet, author and lepidopterist Michael Denis is born in 1729.
  • American comedian, actor and pod caster Marc Maron is born in 1963.
  • American computer scientist Tracy Camp is born in 1964.
  • American actress and businesswoman Gwyneth Paltrow is born in 1972.
  • American video game designer Matt Harding is born in 1976.
  • American author and illustrator Sophie Crumb is born in 1981.
  • Canadian singer-songwriter and fashion designer Avril Lavigne is born in 1984.

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