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 - Tripartite Pact
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1940: The Tripartite Pact is signed in Berlin by Germany, Japan and Italy, establishing the Axis Powers of World War II. Pictured is the Japanese embassy in Berlin clad in the flags of the three signatories of the pact.

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