September 27, 2015 in History


A rare "blood moon" is visible tonight: the moon is in full moon phase and at its closest distance to Earth for the year, giving it a large 'supermoon' appearance; the concurrent lunar eclipse gives the large orb a red coloration

More Notable Events on September 27:
1990 Tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House
1989 Sony purchases Columbia Pictures for $3.4 billion cash
1964 Warren Commission released, finds Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone
1961 Sierre Leone becomes 100th member of U.N.
1916 1st Native American Day celebrated, honoring American Indians
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