Wednesday, September 27, 2023

History for September 27

History for September 27 -
Meat Loaf (Marvin Lee Aday) 1947
  • 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.
  • 1968 - The U.K.'s entry into the European Common Market was barred by France.
  • 1989 - Two men went over the 176-foot-high Niagara Falls in a barrel. Jeffrey Petkovich and Peter Debernardi were the first to ever survive the Horshoe Falls.
  • 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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