September 27 in history

September 27 events chronologically

1066 William the Conqueror and his army set sail from the mouth of the River Somme, beginning the Norman conquest of England
1331 The Battle of Płowce between the Kingdom of Poland and the Teutonic Order is fought
1422 After the brief Gollub War the Teutonic Knights sign the Treaty of Melno with the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania
1529 The Siege of Vienna begins when Suleiman I attacks the city
1540 The Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) receives its charter from Pope Paul III
1590 Pope Urban VII dies 13 days after being chosen as the Pope, making his reign the shortest papacy in history
1605 The armies of Sweden are defeated by the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Battle of Kircholm

Top 7 most famous people born on September 27

1722 Samuel Adams an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. As a politician in colonial Massachusetts, Adams was a leader of the movement that became the American Revolution, and was one of the architects of the principles of American republicanism that shaped the political culture of the United States. He was a second cousin to President John Adams
1947 Dick Advocaat a currently unemployed Dutch football manager and former player.
1947 Meat Loaf an American musician and actor best known by his stage name Meat Loaf. He is noted for the Bat Out of Hell album trilogy consisting of Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose and his powerful vocals over a three-octave range. Bat Out of Hell has sold more than 43 million copies worldwide. After 35 years, it still sells an estimated 200,000 copies annually and stayed on the charts for over nine years, making it one of the best selling albums of all time
1972 Gwyneth Paltrow an American actress, singer, and food writer.
1976 Francesco Totti an Italian footballer who is the captain of Serie A club Roma. His primary position is that of an attacking midfielder or supporting forward, though he has also been successfully utilized as a lone striker. Totti has spent his entire career at Roma, is the number-one goalscorer and the most capped player in the club's history. He is considered to be one of the greatest Italian players of all time, and also as Roma's greatest ever player. He holds the record for having won 11 Oscar del calcio AIC, including five Italian Footballer of the Year awards, two Serie A Footballer of the Year awards, two Serie A goal of the year awards, one Serie A Goalscorer of the Year award and one Serie A Young Footballer of the Year award
1982 Lil Wayne an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo The B.G.'z, alongside fellow New Orleans-based rapper Lil' Doogie. In 1996, Lil Wayne formed the Southern hip hop group Hot Boys, with his Cash Money label-mates Juvenile, Young Turk and Lil' Doogie. Hot Boys debuted with Get It How U Live! that same year. Lil Wayne gained most of his success with the group's major selling album Guerrilla Warfare. Along with being the flagship artist of Cash Money Records, Lil Wayne is also the chief executive officer of his own imprint, Young Money Entertainment, which he founded in 2005
1984 Avril Lavigne a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16 she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million. In 2002, when she was 17 years old, Lavigne entered the music industry with her debut album Let Go, becoming one of the most popular pop punk artists, a reason she earned her reputation of a 'skater punk' persona and "pop punk princess". Since her professional debut she has sold more than 30 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide

Top 7 most famous people died on September 27

1590 Pope Urban VII Pope from 15 to 27 September 1590. His thirteen-day papacy was the shortest in history
1700 Pope Innocent XII Pope from 12 July 1691 to his death in 1700.
1917 Edgar Degas a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. He is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism, although he rejected the term, preferring to be called a realist. He was a superb draftsman, and particularly masterly in depicting movement, as can be seen in his renditions of dancers, racecourse subjects and female nudes. His portraits are notable for their psychological complexity and for their portrayal of human isolation
1944 Aimee Semple McPherson a Canadian-American Los Angeles–based evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. She founded the Foursquare Church. McPherson has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media, especially radio, and was the second woman to be granted a broadcast license. She used radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment in North America and incorporated other forms into her weekly sermons at Angelus Temple
1944 Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky a Russian chemist and photographer. He is best known for his pioneering work in color photography of early 20th-century Russia
1956 Babe Didrikson Zaharias an American athlete who achieved most success in golf, basketball, and track and field.
1965 Clara Bow an American actress who rose to stardom in silent film during the 1920s. It was her appearance as a plucky shopgirl in the film It that brought her global fame and the nickname "The It Girl". Bow came to personify the Roaring Twenties and is described as its leading sex symbol