This Day in History – September 27

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September 27

Did you know that September 27 is celebrated as World Tourism Day? And on the same day, the Yemen Arab Republic was established? History is a collection of events that occurred in the past, Each day plays a vital role in bringing it together. In this blog, we have covered all the significant events that happened on September 27!

What Happened in India on September 27?

2018- Decriminalization of Adultery
India’s Supreme Court overturned the 158-year old rule, of section 497. Thus, decriminalizing adultery as it was considered to be discriminatory against women.

Credits : The Quint

Important Events that Happened Across the Globe on September 27

  • 1791 – Full Citizenship Awarded to Jews in France
    The National Assembly voted to award  Full Citizenship to Jews in France.
  • 1940 – World War II
    The Tripartite Pact was signed between Germany, Japan and Italy in Berlin.
  • 1959 – Typhoon Vera
    On September 27, 1959, Japan was hit by the Typhoon Vera that killed nearly 5,000 people.
  • 1962 – Yemen Arab Republic 
    In 1962, the Yemen Arab Public was established.
  • 1988 – National League for Democracy founded by Aung San Suu Kyi
    In 1988, the  National League for Democracy was founded by Aung San Suu Kyi to fight dictatorship in Myanmar.
  • 1993 – Sukhumi Massacre
    The Sukhumi Massacre took place in Abkhazia
Credits : BBC News
  • 2003 – Launch of SMART 1 
    The SMART 1 satellite was launched in 2003.
  • 2007 – Dawn probe launched by NASA
    NASA launched the Dawn Probe to the asteroid belt
  • 2008 – Zhai Zhingang 
    Zhai Zhingang became the first Chinese person to perform a spacewalk.
  • 2014 – Mount Ontake eruption
    The Mount Ontake eruption occured in Japan.

Famous Birthdays

1932 – Yash Chopra
Yash Chopra was an Indian director and film producer. He was known for his excellent contributions in Hindi films.

Credits : ITMB

1982 – Anna Camp
Anna Ragsdale Camp is an American actress and singer.

Hope you are now familiar with the events of historical significance that took place on this day in history – September 27. For more such informative content, stay connected to Leverage Edu! For the latest updates around study blogs, you can follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and also subscribe to our newsletter.

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