What Happened On This Day – September 27

  • 1996 Taliban take over Kabul

    Following the take-over, the Islamic fundamentalist group established the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

  • 1962 Establishment of Yemen Arab Republic

    Gamal Abdel Nasser declared the establishment of the Yemen Arab Republic after staging a coup that deposed the King Muhammad Al-Badr

  • 1940 Tripartite Pact is signed

    It established the Axis powers during World War II and was signed by representatives of Germany, Italy and Imperial Japan.

  • 1937 The Bali Tiger Goes Extinct

    Native to the Indonesian island of Bali, the Bali Tiger was made extinct due to human activities and hunting. On this day, the last known adult Balinese tiger was shot dead.

  • 1922 Constantine I of Greece abdicates

    Constantine I of Greece abdicated in favor of his son, George II, after a military revolt.

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