Saturday 17 December 1927
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Chicago, directed by Frank Urson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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- Ivar Ivask: Estonian poet and scholar (d. 1992).
- Richard Long: American actor and director (d. 1974).
- Edward Meneeley: American painter and sculptor (d. 2012).
- Elizabeth Mavor: Scottish novelist and biographer, whose subjects were unusual or adventurous females.
- Richard Long in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actor (Professor - Nanny and the Professor).
- Georges Jaeger: Obernai physician
- Emory Bellard: American college football coach considered to have had one of the most innovative offensive minds in football and is credited for inventing the wishbone formation.
- Rajendra Lahiri: Indian British anti-occupation activist (Born 1892).
- Victoria scores 793 in cricket against Queensland, Bill Ponsford scores 437.
- US submarine S-4 sinks after collision, kills all 34 aboard.
- The ''U.S. submarine S-4'' is accidentally rammed and sunk by the United States Coast Guard cutter ''John Paulding'' off Provincetown, Massachusetts, killing everyone aboard despite several unsuccessful attempts to raise the submarine.
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