Berlin (dpa) - The current calendar sheet for September 27, 2019:
39th calendar week, 270th day of the year
Still 95 days to the end of the year
Zodiac sign: Libra
Name day: Hiltrud, Kjeld, Vinzenz
2018 - Germany will host the European Football Championship 2024, decides the UEFA Executive Committee in Nyon (Switzerland).
2017 - Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country has destroyed all chemical weapons according to contract. The US does not want to be ready until 2023.
2014 - Hollywood star George Clooney and British-Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin marry in Venice.
2009 - The FDP scores with 14.6 percent of the second votes the best federal election result in its history and forms with the Union a black-yellow coalition under CDU Chancellor Angela Merkel.
1979 - In Bremen, Jan Tebbe founds the "Allgemeine Deutsche Fahrrad-Club" (ADFC).
1974 - In East Berlin, the GDR People's Chamber decides to change the constitution. Thereafter, the term "German nation" is deleted from the text.
1964 - The Warren Commission presents its final report on the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy, in which Lee Harvey Oswald is named as a single offender.
1952 - Erich Ollenhauer is elected to succeed Kurt Schumacher as party leader of the SPD.
1939 - After heavy German air raids, the Polish troops capitulate in Warsaw.
1969 - Tanja Kinkel (50), German writer («The lioness of Aquitaine»)
1959 - Annette Winkler (60), German entrepreneur, head of the Daimler subsidiary Smart 2010-2018
1934 - Wilford Brimley (85), American actor ("In & Out")
1931 - Freddy Quinn (88), German-Austrian pop singer («boy, come back soon») and actor
1894 - Otto Nagel, German painter, defamed by the National Socialists as "degenerate", president of the Academy of Arts of the GDR 1956-1962, died 1967
2006 - Bruni Löbel, German actress (TV series «Forsthaus Falkenau»), born. 1920
1991 - Karl-Heinz Köpcke, German Newscaster, "Tagesschau" spokesman 1959-1987, born. 1922