This day in history - September 27

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This day in history - September 27.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 27, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 27 revolved around events relating to the Departure of William the Conqueror's Army From France, Death of Pope Urban VII, One Day Capital of The United States of America, Announcement The Rosetta Stone had been deciphered, Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, Sinking of SS Arctic, Wreck of the Old 97, The First Production Ford Model T Leaving the Factory, Launching of RMS Queen Elizabeth and First Airing of Tonight Starring Steve Allen. Many famous people were associated with these significant events including William the Conqueror, Giovanni Battista Castagna , John Hancock, Jean-Francois Champollion, George Stephenson, Robert Stephenson and Edward Pease, James Luce and Antoine Alfred Agenor, Joseph A. Broady, Henry Ford, Queen Elizabeth, Sir Percy Bates and George Grey Wornum and Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn and Lyle Russel 'Skitch' Henderson.

Departure of William the Conqueror's Army From France - September 27, 1066: On this day in history, September 27, 1066, significant events took place today in Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France, respecting the Departure of William the Conqueror's Army From France. William the Conqueror set sail from Saint-Valery-sur-Somme on September 27, 1066, heading for Pevensey Bay, England. He arrived the next day and based his army at Hastings while he waited to face the English King Harold. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1066 were William the Conqueror. Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: Departure of William the Conqueror's Army From France *** Date: September 27, 1066 *** Place: Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France *** Category: Invasion *** Historical Period: 11th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Pope Urban VII - September 27, 1590: On this day in history, September 27, 1590, significant events took place today in Rome, Italy, respecting the Death of Pope Urban VII. Giovanni Battista Castagna was elected as Pope Urban VII on September 15, 1590. After the shortest papacy in history, just 12 days. Pope Urban VII died on September 27, 1590. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1590 were Giovanni Battista Castagna . Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: Death of Pope Urban VII *** Date: September 27, 1590 *** Place: Rome, Italy *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

One Day Capital of The United States of America - September 27, 1777: On this day in history, September 27, 1777, critical events took place today in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA, regarding the One Day Capital of The United States of America. Following the capture of Philadelphia, by the British, during the American Revolution, the Continental Congress fled. The Continental Congress, whose President was John Hancock at that time, stayed in Lancaster before moving on to York, Pennsylvania. Thus Lancaster was recognised as the Capital of the United States of America for one day. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1777 were John Hancock. Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: One Day Capital of The United States of America *** Date: September 27, 1777 *** Place: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Announcement The Rosetta Stone had been deciphered - September 27, 1822: On this day in history, September 27, 1822, important events took place today in Paris, France, surrounding the Announcement The Rosetta Stone had been deciphered. On September 27, 1822, in Paris, Jean-Francois Champollion announced that he had deciphered the Rosetta Stone. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1822 were Jean-Francois Champollion. Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: Announcement The Rosetta Stone had been deciphered *** Date: September 27, 1822 *** Place: Paris, France *** Category: Archaeology *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway - September 27, 1825: On this day in history, September 27, 1825, momentous events took place today in England, United Kingdom, with regard to the Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway. The Stockton and Darlington Railway was opened on September 25, 1825 and became the first public railway to use steam locomotives. Edward Pease and other shareholders appointed George Stephenson Engineer. The first steam locomotive to be used was Locomotion No. 1, built by Robert Stephenson and Company, the company owned by George Stephenson and his son Robert. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1825 were George Stephenson, Robert Stephenson and Edward Pease. Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway *** Date: September 27, 1825 *** Place: England, United Kingdom *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Sinking of SS Arctic - September 27, 1854: On this day in history, September 27, 1854, significant events took place today in Atalntic Ocean, off Newfoundland, respecting the Sinking of SS Arctic. Built for the Collins Line, SS Arctic was an American Paddle Steamer. Sailing from Liverpool on September 27, 1854, SS Arctic was involved in a collision with SS Vesta approximately 50 miles from Newfoundland. Of the estimated 400 people on board, only 85, 24 male passengers and 61 crew, survived. The survivors included Antoine Alfred Agenor, the 10th Duc de Gramont, and the Captain James Luce. Luce went down with the ship but was found 2 days later clinging to wreckage. All the women and children were lost. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1854 were James Luce and Antoine Alfred Agenor. Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: Sinking of SS Arctic *** Date: September 27, 1854 *** Place: Atalntic Ocean, off Newfoundland *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Wreck of the Old 97 - September 27, 1903: On this day in history, September 27, 1903, crucial events took place today in Danville, Virginia, USA, relating to the Wreck of the Old 97. Locomotive 1102, the Old 97, was a mail train known as the Fast Mail that had a reputation for always being on time. On September 27 1903 the train arrived at Monroe, Virginia, an hour late. However, following a change of crew, the Engineer, Joseph A. Broady was instructed to get to Spencer, North Carolina, on time. Unable to reduce the speed sufficiently after descending a steep gradient to the Stillhouse Trestle, Broady drove the train into the preceding bend where it derailed and plunged into the ravine. 11 of the 18 people aboard were killed, including Broady. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1903 were Joseph A. Broady. Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: Wreck of the Old 97 *** Date: September 27, 1903 *** Place: Danville, Virginia, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

The First Production Ford Model T Leaving the Factory - September 27, 1908: On this day in history, September 27, 1908, critical events took place today in Detroit, Michigan, USA, regarding the The First Production Ford Model T Leaving the Factory. Having been produced on August 12, 1908, the first production Ford Model T left the factory in Detroit, Michigan, on September 27, 1908. The Model T was built using an assembly line which helped to make it affordable to the general public. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1908 were Henry Ford. Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: The First Production Ford Model T Leaving the Factory *** Date: September 27, 1908 *** Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Launching of RMS Queen Elizabeth - September 27, 1938: On this day in history, September 27, 1938, important events took place today in Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom, surrounding the Launching of RMS Queen Elizabeth. Sir Percy Bates, the Chairman of Cunard, instigated the designing of RMS Queen Elizabeth, which was built at Clydebank in Scotland. The architect George Grey Wornum led the team who designed the interiors, and Queen Elizabeth, the consort of King George VI, performed the launching ceremony. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1938 were Queen Elizabeth, Sir Percy Bates and George Grey Wornum. Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: Launching of RMS Queen Elizabeth *** Date: September 27, 1938 *** Place: Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Airing of Tonight Starring Steve Allen - September 27, 1954: On this day in history, September 27, 1954, momentous events took place today in New York City, USA, with regard to the First Airing of Tonight Starring Steve Allen. The forerunner to The Tonight Show, Tonight Starring Steve Allen first aired on WNBT New York on September 27, 1954. This late night talk show was produced in the Hudson Theatre in New York City and ran for 105 minutes. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 27, 1954 were Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn and Lyle Russel 'Skitch' Henderson. Facts on this day in History September 27: Events on this day in history: First Airing of Tonight Starring Steve Allen *** Date: September 27, 1954 *** Place: New York City, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

This day in history - September 27

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