Saturday 8 October 1927
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1927). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cesar Milstein and Al Duncan.
Surrender, directed by Edward Sloman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1927 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Cesar Milstein: Argentine scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1927).
- Al Duncan: Drummer.
- Gigi Durston in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; singer (Sonny Kendis Show).
- R. D. Laing: Psychologist.
- Jim Elliot: American missionary and translator (d. 1956).
- César Milstein: Argentinian-English biochemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002).
- Raaj Kumar: Film star.
- Sea battle at Navarino (Greece freed of Ottoman occupation)
- New York Yankees sweep Pittsburgh Pirates in 24th World Series.