TODAY IN HISTORY
Sept. 27, 1964
The government publicly released the report of the Warren Commission, which concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone in assassinating President John F. Kennedy.
ALSO ON THIS DATE
Pope Paul III issued a papal bull establishing the Society of Jesus, or Jesuits, as a religious order.
John Adams was named by Congress to negotiate the Revolutionary War’s peace terms with Britain.
Congress gave its final approval to forming the U.S. Department of Education.
President George H.W. Bush announced in a nationally broadcast address that he was eliminating all U.S. battlefield nuclear weapons, and called on the Soviet Union to match the gesture.