Today in History – September 27 – in this article, we will take a quick look into the most important events that took place back in history. They have, in some way or the other, defined our present and will continue to define our future. So, let us learn a few tidbits of history together.
What Happened On This Day in History – September 27
Today in History – September 27: “India”
1760: Mir Jafar deposed. Mir Kasim – Mir Jafar’s son-in-law – becomes Bengal’s Nawab.
1833: Raja Rammohan Roy – a politician, lawyer and social reformer – passed away.
1873: Vithalbai Patel – a great revolutionary was born.
1925: Establishment date of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha.
1947: Inauguration of Church of South India.
Today in History – September 27: “World”
1066: Norman Conquest of England begins with William the Conqueror set sail from River Somme’s mouth along with his army.
1529: Suleiman I attacks Vienna, beginning the Siege of Vienna.
1605: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth defeat Swedish army at Battle of Kircholm.
1669: 21-year old Siege of Candia ends when Venetians surrender Candia fortress to the Ottomans.
1854: The first great Atlantic Ocean disaster takes place when SS Arctic sinks along with 300 people who were on the ship. It was a steamship.
1922: In favor of his son George II, Greece’s King Constantine I abdicates his throne.
1928: United States recognizes The Republic of China.
1944: USAAF group during WWII resulted in the largest loss during Kassel Mission.
1962: Establishment of Yemen Arab Republic.
1975: Spain, for the last time, uses capital punishment, executing 5 members belonging to a militant group. Worldwide protest followed against the government of Spain and many ambassadors were withdrawn from Spain.
1983: GNU project declared by Richard Stallman for the development of a free operating system similar to Unix.
1993: In Abkhazia, the Sukhumi massacre takes place.
1996: Kabul – Afghanistan’s capital city was captured by Taliban.
1998: Google search engine retroactively claimed this day to be its birthday.