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 This day in History - September 27
418 Historic Events for September 27
1939

White Sox host 1st "day-night" doubleheader, lose to Cleve, 5-2 and 7-5

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1940

Walter Benjamin, German/French literature critic/writer, dies at 48

Death
1940

Black leaders protest discrimination in US armed forces

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1940

Yankees, lose to A's and eliminated from pennant for 1st time since 1935

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1940

55 German aircrafts shot down above England

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1940

Floyd Giebells, 1st game, 2-0 pennant clinching beating Bob Feller

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1940

Josephine Barstow, opera singer

Birth
1940

Nazi-Germany, Italy and Japan sign 10 year formal alliance (Axis)

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1941

1st WW II liberty ship, freighter Patrick Henry, launched

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1941

Roger J J Claessen, Belgian soccer star

Birth
1941

Don Cornelius, TV show host (Soul Train)

Birth
1942

St Louis Cards win NL pennant on last day of season

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1942

Reinhard Heydrich, "butcher of Prague," appointed SS-general

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1942

NY Giants beat Wash Redskins 14-7 without making a 1st down

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1942

Heavy German assault in Stalingrad

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1942

Baroness Blackstone

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1942

Douglas Munro, only US Coast Guard with WW II-Med of Honor, dies

Death
1943

Anna Gael, [Gyarmarthy], Budapest Hungary, Lady Weymouth

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1943

Dutch opposition newspaper "The Slogan" publishes KZ-Lower letter

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1943

Randy Bachman, Winnipeg, rocker (Bachman-Turner Overdrive-Roll On)

Birth
1943

Steve Boone, NC, rock vocalist/bassist (Lovin' Spoonful)

Birth
1943

Waclaw Gieburowski, composer, dies at 65

Death
1943

Anti-fascism opposition begins in Naples

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1943

Bob Curiano, rock bassist (Mink Deville)

Birth
1944

IDG Garnett, British Vice-Admiral

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