September 27 in history

On September 27:

1821 Mexico  gained its independence from Spain.

1905  The physics journal Annalen der Physik published Albert Einstein‘s paper “Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?”, introducing the equation E=mc².

3-meter-tall sculpture of Einstein‘s 1905 E = mc2 formula at the 2006 Walk of Ideas, Berlin, Germany

 1938 The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth was launched in Glasgow.

RMS Queen Elizabeth.jpg
Depiction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth.

1958 Scotttish author Irvine Welsh was born.

1968 The stage musical Hair opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London.

Original Broadway poster


1974 William (Bill) Sutch was charged with spying.

 Sourced from Wikipedia and NZ History Online.

One Response to September 27 in history

  1. gravedodger says:

    Went to a live show of ‘Hair’ in the seventies after a steak dinner at the ‘Angus’ in a large group for our moral safety. It was at the Theater Royal and it was so risque. The most awsome thing about it for me was how the cast, with very little protection from the elements back stage at what was regarded as one of the draftiest venues in N Z, were able to deliver. It was a great night but I didn’t attempt to discuss our attendance with my Mum who I realised in later years would have probably have enjoyed it also.


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