On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The 2004 Japanese discovery of the 133th element has been confirmed
  • The Mars Curiosity rover discovers what evidence of a fast-moving streambed-in Mars
  • UN publicly releases documents from China and Japan detailing their contesting claims for the Senkoku Islands

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Bert, American bebop jazz trombonist, dies at 90
  • Herbert Lom, Czech-born British actor (Pink Panther, Dorian Gray), dies at 95
  • R. B. Greaves, American singer, dies from prostate cancer at 68