Sunday 9 January 1927
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1927 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Rodolfo Walsh: Argentinian writer and political activist, considered the founder of investigative journalism.
- Sunderlal Bahuguna: Indian environmentalist.
- A fire at the Laurier Palace movie theatre in Montreal, Quebec, kills 78 children.
- A military rebellion is crushed in Lisbon, Portugal.
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