Daily Almanac: September 27, 2023


RISE: 7:38 a.m.
SET: 7:38 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

HIGH: 74 °F
LOW: 60 °F

Today is…:

• National Chocolate Milk Day
• National Day of Forgiveness
• World tourism Day

What Happened On This Day:

1996 Taliban take over Kabul. Following the take-over, the Islamic fundamentalist group established the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
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.

Births On This Day:

• 1984 Avril Lavigne

Canadian singer-songwriter, actress, fashion designer
• 1722
Samuel Adams

American politician, 4th Governor of Massachusetts

Deaths On This Day:

• 1917 Edgar Degas

French painter

• 1876 Braxton Bragg

American general