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 - Lancaster
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Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

1777: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, becomes the capital of the United States for one day when the Continental Congress flees Philadelphia, which had been captured by the British. After meeting one day at the Lancaster County Courthouse, they moved still farther away, to York, Pennsylvania.

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