Friday 7 January 1927, Orthodox Christmas
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include George N Hatsopoulos .
Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1927 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Coml transatlantic telephone service inaugurated between New York and London
- Harlem Globetrotters play first basketball game (Hinckley, Illinois).
- Commercial transatlantic telephone service inaugurated between New York and London.
- The first transatlantic telephone service is established : from New York City to London.
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