Thursday 25 August 1927
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Althea Gibson and Roger Lambrechts.
Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom, directed by Rolf Randolf, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Which were the important events of 25 August 1927 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Althea Gibson: American tennis player and champion of the Wimbledon Women's Singles in 1957 and 1958.
- Roger Lambrechts: Belgian archeologist.
- James Lyon: American banker, real estate developer, and Republican politician from Houston, Texas.
- Edward Noha: American adminstrator and CEO of CNA Financial, a casualty and property insurance carrier.
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