On this day: September 27

Published On: Sep 27 2012 12:14:33 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 27 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first Ford Model T rolls out of the factory, the Warren Commission concludes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, Ben Johnson is stripped of his Olympic gold medal, and Mark McGwire makes history, all on this day.

OTD September 27 - Zhai Zhigang
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2008: China National Space Administration astronaut Zhai Zhigang becomes the first Chinese person to perform a spacewalk while flying on Shenzhou 7, the third human spaceflight mission of the Chinese space program. Zhai is seen here (center) along with crewmates Liu Boming and Jing Haipeng waving to spectators during their visit to Hong Kong on Dec. 7, 2008.

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