Monday, September 27, 2021

History for September 27

History for September 27 -
Thomas Nast 1840 - Political cartoonist that created the Republican elephant and the Democrat donkey
  • 1928 - The U.S. announced that it would recognize the Nationalist Chinese Government.
  • 1939 - After 19 days of resistance, Warsaw, Poland, surrendered to the Germans after being invaded by the Nazis and the Soviet Union during World War II.
  • 1954 - The "Tonight!" show made its debut on NBC-TV with Steve Allen as host.
  • 1986 - The U.S. Senate approved federal tax code changes that were the most sweeping since World War II.
  • 1994 - More than 350 Republican congressional candidates signed the Contract with America. It was a 10-point platform they pledged to enact if voters sent a GOP majority to the House.

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