September is the ninth month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, September was the seventh month of the year. It became the ninth month when January and February were added to the calendar.
September was originally September mensis, the seventh month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 30 days. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 153 BCE to honour Julius Caesar.
According to Gregory calendar, the day number is 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. September 27 has its own special significance in India and world history.
In modern times, September has 30 days. September starts on the same day of the week as December every year.
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Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on September 27. Read on to know more about this day.
List of Important Historical events of 27 September:
- 1290: An earthquake in the Gulf of Chile, China, killed about one million people.
- 1422: The Treaty of Melno was signed, establishing the Polish-Lithuanian border, which remained unchanged for 500 years afterwards.
- 1590: Pope Urban VII, the shortest Pope, died.
- 1605: The Polish-Swedish War – the Battle of Kircholm ended in a decisive victory of the Polish – Lithuanian Army, and is remembered as the greatest victory of the Commonwealth cavalry.
- 1760: Mir Qasim became the Nawab of Bengal.
- 1777: The American Revolutionary War — Lancaster, Pennsylvania became the captivity of the United States for a day as members of the Continental Congress fled to Philadelphia, captured by the British.
- 1779: John Adams negotiates Revolutionary War peace terms with Great Britain.
- 1821: Mexico gained independence.
- 1822: In a letter to the Paris Academy de Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Jean-François Champion announces his early successes for Rosetta Stone.
- 1825: The first public rail transport in the world began with the introduction of the Stockton-Darlington line in England.
- 1825: The world’s first modern railway, the Stockton and Darlington Railway, opened in England.
- 1825: Locommission No. 1 piloted the train in the early days of the Stokleton and Darlington Railway, the first public railway to use steamlocomotives.
- 1830: Ended the Belgian Revolution to liberate Brussels from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.
- 1833: The great social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy died.
- 1875: Ellen Southard swept away in a storm in Liverpool, England, after the Congress of the United States later provided 27 gold lifts to lifeboat men who rescued her crew.
- 1905: The famous scientist Alfred Einstein’s famous E = mc² theory was published.
- 1908: Henry Ford Detroit produces its first Model T automobile at the plant at Ford’s Scity Avenue, Michigan.
- 1908: The first production of a Ford Model T automobile was made at the Pickett plant in Detroit, Michigan, US.
- 1916: Lij Iyasu, the Emperor of Ethiopia, was deposed for his aunt, Jevditu.
- 1924: The bandits again attack Odessa on a Moscow train, called the Odessa Express. Most of the passengers have been killed or injured by the bandits. This is the second time they have attacked in two weeks in which more than 100 people have died. The motive is a combination of robbery and the fight against the ruling Czars.
- 1932: Yash Chopra, the romance king of Indian films, was born.
- 1939: Poland surrenders to Germany after 26 days of fierce war. The German army imprisons about 140,000 Polish soldiers.
- 1941: SS Patrick Henry was launched by the United States, the first of 2,751 Liberty ships that built World War II.
- 1949: The city of Beijing was elected the new capital of China. This historic city is located in eastern China. Which is counted among the political and cultural centers of China.
- 1958: Mihir Sen becomes the first Indian to swim across the British Channel.
- 1961: Sierra Leone becomes the hundredth member of the United Nations.
- 1964: The British Aircraft Corporation TSR-2, an advanced Cold War strike and reconnaissance aircraft that were later canceled, made its first flight.
- 1968: Marcello Caetano becomes Prime Minister of Portugal.
- 1971: Japanese Emperor Hirohita set out on a trip abroad.
- 1972: Indian mathematician S. R. Ranganathan died. Ranganathan was the father of India’s library industry, who created the colon classification and classified catalog codes.
- 1980: The battle between the world’s two largest oil producing countries intensifies. Western economies, which strongly rely on oil, are beginning to feel anxious. Although they are not yet in a panic as most western countries have large reserves.
- 1983: Software developer Richard Stallman announced plans for a UNX-like GNU operating system (logo image), the first free softwarewinded by the GNU project.
- 1988: National League for Democracy, a political party founded in Burma under the leadership of pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi.
- 1993: After capturing the war-torn Sukhumi city in Abkhazia, a large number of Georgian civilians were killed by Abkhazseparatists and their allies.
- 1996: Taliban fighters capture Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.
- 1998: Google, the world’s largest search engine, launched.
- 2001: Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Disabled University, Chitrakoot was established in the world for the disabled, especially diversity, Uttar Pradesh, India.
- 2005: Two Japanese scientists snap more than 500 photographs of a living giant squid. They also recover one of its two tallest tentacles, which broke apart during a conflict.
- 2007: The spacecraft Dawn is launched by NASA on a mission to locate the main-belt asteroids Vesta and Ceres.
- 2007: NASA launches Dawnf Investigation (Mission Patch Portrait), its purely exploratory mission, to use ion propulsion from Cape Provençal, Florida.
- 2008: India’s famous playback singer Mahendra Kapoor passed away.
- 2010: Anglo-Dutch consumer products giant Unilever plc has entered into an agreement to buy Alberto-Kluwer. Alberto-Pulver is a manufacturer of hair and skin care products for $ 3.7 billion.
- 2011: At least 37 people, including 30 school children, have been killed, and seventy are seriously injured. It is the result of a school bus accident in Kallar Kahar in Punjab province of Pakistan.
- 2012: US announced that it would seek to lift one of its restrictions. This ban was on goods imported from Myanmar.
- 2013: A ship is off Java Island. It was carrying refugees from Indonesia to Australia. Thirty people are missing, while 22 bodies have been recovered, in which 31 people have been rescued.
- 2014: The United Nations Human Rights Council votes in favor of LGBT rights.