Tuesday 2 August 1927
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mario Garcia Palmieri and Olivier Laronde.
Warning Shadows, directed by Arthur Robison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1927 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Mario Garcia Palmieri: cardiologist and the first Hispanic to have the distinction of being designated a "Master" by the American College of Cardiology (MACC) in recognition of his contributions to the field of cardiology.
- Olivier Laronde: France Writer.
- Peter Swinnerton-Dyer: English mathematician and academic.
- U.S. President Calvin Coolidge announces, quotI do not choose to run for President in 1928.quot
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