Friday 11 November 1927, Veteran's Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lord Wolfson and Mose Allison in Mississippi.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, directed by Harry A. Pollard, 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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- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Lord Wolfson: English multi-millionaire.
- Mose Allison in Mississippi: USA; jazz artist ("Black Country Suite").
- Mose Allison: American musician, a pianist who fused country blues and modern piano tradition from Nat Cole to Theolonius Monk into a wry, personal style.
- Odette Casteur: French champion swimmer.
- Henri Coulette: American poet and educator.
- Gilbert Delcros: French psychosociologist, an expert in subjects, issues, and problems common to psychology and sociology.
- Luigi Malerba: Italian screenwriter and producer of romances.
- Jamelle Folsom: American wife of Jim Folsom (d. 2012)
- Martin Špegelj: Croatian general and politician 2nd Croatian Minister of Defence (d. 2014)
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