Saturday 1 January 1927, NewYear’s Day
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Introduction of the euro and Maurice Béjart.
Sign Them Papers, directed by Edward Ludwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 January 1927
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1927 ?
- Maurice Béjart: French dancer, choreographer, ballet and opera director; his style incorporates an eclectic blend of jazz, avant-garde music and nontraditional dance forms.
- Introduction of the euro
- James Reeb: American Unitarian Universalist minister and a pastor and civil rights activist in Washington, D.C.
- Pat Heywood: Scottish actress.
- Doak Walker: American football player, who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions for six seasons, from 1950 to 1955.
- Barbara Baxley in Stockton: California, USA; actress (Norma Rae, Countdown).
- Calum MacKay: Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1927).
- Vernon Smith: American economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Maurice Bejart: French-born Swiss choreographer (Born 1929).
- Juliusz Luciuk: Composer.
- Yuri Grigorovich: Leningrad, Russia -- Choreographer.
- Dodgers announce release of future Hall of Fame Zack Wheat
- Communist uprising in West Java.
- Turkey adopts the Gregorian calendar: December 18, 1926 (Julian), is immediately followed by January 1, 1927 (Gregorian).
- The Cristero War erupts in Mexico when pro-Catholic rebels attack the government, which had banned the Catholic faith.