What Happened on September 27, 2014

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 57 people are killed after Mount Ontake erupts in Japan
  • Hawthorn Football Club defeats the Sydney Swans in the 2014 AFL Grand Final 137-74
  • New Zealand clinch 3rd consecutive southern hemisphere Rugby Championship after bonus-point 34–13 win v Argentina in La Plata; first time NZ fail to win all their matches; fly half Beauden Barrett kicks 6/6
  • New Zealand scores 4 tries to Pumas 1 to beat Argentina, 34-13 in La Plata and claim their 3rd straight Rugby Championship; All Blacks first five eighth Beauden Barrett kicks 4 conversions and 2 penalties

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actor George Clooney (53) weds lawyer Amal Alamuddin (36) at the seven-star Aman Canal Grande hotel in Venice, Italy


Famous Deaths

  • James A Traficant Jr, American politician, dies at 73