On This Day: September 27th
This is 271st day of the year and 95 days remain in the year.
Typhoon Vera battered the Japanese island of Honshu, killing almost 5,000 people.
September 27 BirthdaysSamuel Adams1722–1803, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, born in Boston, Mass.; second cousin of John Adams.
Alfred Thayer Mahannaval historian
Cosimo de' Medicimerchant prince