Today is Tuesday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2005. There are 95 days left in the year. On this date
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2005. There are 95 days left in the year. On this date in 1964, the Warren Commission issues a report concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone in assassinating President Kennedy.
In 1854, the first great disaster involving an Atlantic Ocean liner occurs when the steamship Arctic sinks with 300 people aboard. In 1928, the United States says it is recognizing the Nationalist Chinese government. In 1939, Warsaw, Poland, surrenders after weeks of resistance to invading forces from Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union during World War II. In 1942, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra perform together for the last time, at the Central Theater in Passaic, N.J., prior to Miller's entry into the Army.
September 27, 1980: Trumbull County commissioners are considering a 1/2 percent piggyback sales tax as a way out of the county's long-term financial malaise.
The Youngstown-Warren unemployment rate dips more than two percentage points from July to August, a drop from 15 percent to 12.8 percent.
The Ohio Edison Co. will spend about $62 million on its generating plant in Niles over two years. Much of the work is designed to clean up air and thermal pollution at the plant.
September 27, 1965: United Construction Co. plans to build a $3.5 million apartment complex in Austintown off New Road, across from Wedgewood Park, which includes 200 units.
A burglar takes $691 from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ropar of Bears Den Road while the family was attending a wedding reception for their daughter.
Mahoning County commissioners approve a temporary, month-to-month lease with the Youngstown Committee on Alcoholism for the use of two floors of the nurses residence at 4880 Kirk Road.
September 27, 1955: John D. Kohler of 1200 Fifth Ave., a custodian at Truscon Steel Corp., drowns at a lake in Canada while on a fishing trip with his wife.
Some 400 employees at the Cold Metal Products Co. plant resume a wildcat strike only 16 hours after returning to work from a five-day strike. The walkout was said to be sparked by disciplinary action taken by the company against some employees involved in the earlier strike.
September 27, 1930: The proposed bond issue for park and playground improvements in Youngstown will not be on the ballot in November after the Board of Elections rules that certification of the issue to the board was defective.
Youngstown goes from shirt sleeves to topcoats in a day, with the temperature dropping from 86 to 48 between 2 p.m. and 6 a.m.