SEPTEMBER 27th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1779 : John Adams appointed to negotiate peace terms with British | & more about history on this day in the video… The Continental Congress appointed John Adams to travel to France as the minister plenipotentiary in charge of negotiating treaties of peace and commerce with Great Britain during the Revolutionary War.

MAJOR EVENTS iN HiSTORY ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 27th …see the timeline below for more details, births & events…

PEOPLE BORN ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 27th …in production …see the timeline below for more details & more events…

DEATHS ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 27th ..in production …see the timeline below for more details & more events…


1529 ~ The Siege of Vienna began when Suleiman I attacked the city.

1821 ~ Mexico gained independence from Spain.

1822 ~ Jean-François Champollion announced he had deciphered the Rosetta stone.

1825 ~ The Stockton and Darlington Railway, the world’s first public railway using steam locomotives was ceremonially opened.

1854 ~ The steamship SS Arctic sank with 300 people on board. This marked the first great disaster in the Atlantic Ocean.

1905 ~ The physics journal Annalen der Physik received Albert Einstein’s paper, Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?, which introduced the equation E=mc².

1908 ~ The first production Model T was produced and left the factory at the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan.

1938 ~ The Queen Elizabeth ocean liner was launched in Glasgow.

1961 ~ Sierra Leone joins the United Nations.

1962 ~ The Yemen Arab Republic was established.

1968 ~ The stage musical Hair opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, and performed 1,998 performances until its forced closure due to the roof collapsing in 1973.

1997 ~ Communications were lost with the Mars Pathfinder space probe.

1998 ~ The Google internet search engine claimed the 27th September as its birthday.

2000 ~ The first Olympic Gold Medal ever for Tae Kwon Do was won by Greek athlete Michalis Mouroutsos at the Sydney Olympics.

2002 ~ Timor-Leste joined the United Nations.

2003 ~ Smart 1 satellite was launched.

2005 ~ Tom and Jerry aired its final episode titled, The Karate Guard, after 162 episodes.

2007 ~ NASA launched the Dawn probe.

2008 ~ CNSA astronaut Zhai Zhigang became the first Chinese person to perform a spacewalk while flying on Shenzhou 7.

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