Thursday 17 March 1927, St. Patrick's Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kenneth S Goldstein and Maurice Ingvar Karkoff.
Tarzan and the Golden Lion, directed by J.P. McGowan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Kenneth S Goldstein: Folklorist / enthomusicologist.
- Maurice Ingvar Karkoff: Composer.
- Nancy Sheehan: Writer.
- Patrick Allen: Malawi -- Actor (Roman Holiday, Dial "M" for Murder).
- Sulkhan Ivanovich Nasidze: Composer.
- James Scott Skinner: Composer, dies at 83.
- US government doesn't sign League of Nations disarmament treaty.
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