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 This day in History - September 27
418 Historic Events for September 27
1987

NFL players' strike

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1987

Phil Niekro final appearance and is pounded for 5 runs in 3 innings

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1988

Grand jury evidence shows Tawana Brawley fabricated rape story

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1988

Lab tests reportedly show Shroud of Turin not Christ`s burial cloth

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1988

Senate votes for major federal tax code changes

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1988

William V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61

Death
1989

Sony purchases Columbia Pictures for $3.4 billion cash

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1989

Oakland wins AL West and SF wins NL West title

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1990

Tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House

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1990

Gunman holds 33 people (killing 1) hostage in Berkeley Calif

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1990

Dee Dee Ramone arrested on marijuana possession

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1990

Deposed emir of Kuwait address UN General Assembly

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1990

Senate Judiciary committee approves Souter's Supreme Court

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1990

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1991

"Princesses" premieres on CBS TV

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1991

Huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies

Death
1991

Jan Hart, director (Friends of Cura‡ao), dies

Death
1991

Oona Chaplin, daughter of Eugene O'Neill/wife of Charles, dies at 66

Death
1991

1st scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins)

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1991

Pres Bush decides to end full-time B-52 bombers alert

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1992

Wim Van Exter, founder Unity Profession Central (1944), dies

Death
1992

Ray Gill, actor (Prelude to a Kiss), dies of AIDS at 42

Death
1992

Keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies

Death
1992

Keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies of cancer at 52

Death
1992

LA Dodgers for 1st time in history clinch last place

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