Today in History – 27 September

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Today in History - 27 September

1703

More than 8,000 people died in a cyclone in England.

1760

Mir Zafar was deposed and his son-in-law Mir Kasim became the Nawab of Bengal. He ruled till July 7, 1763.

1791

Jews in France are granted French citizenship.

1833

Raja Rammohan Roy, great social reformer, lawyer and politician passed away at Stapleton Grove in England.

1873

Vithalbhai Patel, great freedom fighter, social worker, nationalist leader, politician and President of the Central Assembly, was born at Karmasad, Gujarat.

1907

Bhagat Singh, the legendary revolutionary, was born at Banga in West Punjab, Layalpur now in Pakistan.

1918

President Woodrow Wilson opens his fourth Liberty Loan campaign to support men and machines for World War I.

1925

Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh was established.

1950

Mihir Sen became the first Indian to swim across the British Channel.

1989

The second test launching of India’s surface-to-surface missile, ‘Prithvi’, from Sri Harikota was successful.

1990

Kabita Garari sets record for 10 Km W (Women) in 48.10 at Beijing Asian Games.

1993

Daily newspaper “”Samna”” started its publication at Sambhajina

1995

Cellular phone service operates for the first time in Delhi.

1996

The Taliban capture Afghanistan’s capital city, Kabul.

2003

European Space Agency launches SMART-1 satellite to orbit the moon.

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