On This Day

Historical Events on September 27 (Part 2)

  • 2014 Hawthorn Football Club defeats the Sydney Swans in the 2014 AFL Grand Final 137-74
  • 2014 57 people are killed after Mount Ontake erupts in Japan
  • 2014 New Zealand's All Blacks scores 4 tries to beat Argentina, 34-13 in La Plata and claim their 3rd straight Rugby Championship; All Blacks first five eighth Beauden Barrett kicks 6 from 6
  • 2015 "Junts per Si" pro-independence alliance win parliamentary majority in Catalonia
  • 2015 A "Supermoon" coincides with a lunar eclipse creating a "Blood Moon" over much of the earth
  • 2017 Thai Ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra found guilty of criminal negligence in rice subsidy scheme, sentenced to 5 years in absentia
  • 2017 Researchers confirm existence of giant tree rat "Vika" in the Solomon Islands that can crack open coconuts
  • 2018 US Senate hearing into alleged sexual assault by Judge Brett Kavanaugh with him and accuser Christine Blasey Ford giving evidence
  • 2018 India's Supreme Court rules overturns 158-year old rule, section 497, decriminalizing adultery because it was discriminatory against women
  • 2018 First Chinese #MeToo case goes to court, TV star Zhu Jun sues for defamation after accusation posted online
  • 2018 Half of all orca could die through pollution involving polychlorinated biphenyls in the ocean, according to study published in "Science"

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2018 US Securities and Exchange Commission files lawsuit accusing Elon Musk of securities fraud

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
Elon Musk
  • 2018 Justin Milne, head of Australian Broadcasting Corporation resigns amid allegations of firing journalists for the government
  • 2019 US Democrats issue their first subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in impeachment inquiry

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2020 Details of President Donald Trump's tax returns released by the New York Times showing he paid $750 in income tax (2016 & 2017) revealing "chronic losses and years of tax avoidance" [1]

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2020 Border fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan forces over disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh kills at least 23
  • 2020 Houston officials confirm water supply around Lake Jackson, Texas, contaminated with brain-eating amoeba after death of six-year-old boy