On September 27:
1821 Mexico gained its independence from Spain.
1938 The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth was launched in Glasgow.
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.