September 27 in history: Germany, Italy and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact in Berlin, and more

Here is what happened in the history today.

1825

World's first public railway to use steam locomotives opens in UK.

(Photograph:WION)

1922

Constantine I of Greece abdicates in favour of his son.

(Photograph:WION)

1940

WWII: Germany, Italy, and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact in Berlin.

(Photograph:WION)

1996

Taliban takes over Kabul, declaring Afghanistan an Islamic state.

(Photograph:WION)

2018

Indian Supreme Court strikes down Section 497, 158-year-old adultery law.

(Photograph:WION)

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