Sunday 8 May 1927
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Annie Laurie, directed by John S. Robertson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1927 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Ian Denholm: CEO (Murray Investment Trust).
- Philip Wilkinson: deputy chairman (National Westminster Bank).
- Chumy Chúmez: Spanish actor director and screenwriter (d. 2003).
- László Paskai: Hungarian cardinal (d. 2015).
- Henk van Ulsen: Dutch actor and singer (d. 2009).
- Attempting to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight from Paris to New York, French war heroes Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli disappeared after taking off aboard The White Bird biplane.
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