Wednesday 10 August 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 10, 1927). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marvin Minsky and Robert Shaw.
The Cat and the Canary, directed by Paul Leni, 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 10 August 1927
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1927 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Robert Shaw: Actor.
- Marvin Minsky: Scientist.
- Daniel Keyes: Author.
- Henry Hoyt: American merchandise marketer and CEO of Carter-Wallace, a health care and personal products line.
- Jimmy Martin: American singer and guitarist (d. 2005).
- US President Calvin Coolidge formally dedicates the Mount Rushmore site.
- The Mount Rushmore Park is rededicated. President Calvin Coolidge promises national funding for the proposed carving of the Presidential figures.