Wednesday 4 May 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Lanzmann and Peter H Boenisch.
No Man's Law, directed by Fred Jackman, 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 4 May 1927
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1927 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Jacques Lanzmann: French journalist, writer and lyricist.
- Peter H Boenisch
- Marella Agnelli: Italian noted family, the wife of Gianni Agnelli.
- Peter Boenisch: German journalist and National Media Chief from 1962.
- 1st balloon flight over 40,000 feet (Scott Field, Ill)
- Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences forms
- Nicaragua agrees to a US-supervised presidential election in 1928.
- First balloon flight over 40,000 feet (Scott Field, Illinois, USA).