Wednesday 2 February 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Friedrich K Flick and Richard Vance Maxfield.
The War Horse, directed by Lambert Hillyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Doomsday by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
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- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Friedrich K Flick: German industrialist.
- Richard Vance Maxfield: Composer.
- Stan Getz in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; jazz tenor saxophonist (Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey).
- Stan Getz: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Jazz tenor saxophonist (Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey).
- Doris Sams: American baseball player (d. 2012).
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