Tuesday 12 April 1927
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jane Withers in Atlanta and Patrick Meehan.
The King of Kings, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1927 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Jane Withers in Atlanta: Georgia, USA; actress (All Together Now, Josephine the Plumber).
- Patrick Meehan: Petty criminal.
- James Johnson: American administrator and CEO in charge of GTE, a telecommunications giant.
- Thomas Hemsley: English actor and singer (d. 2013).
- Gen Chiang Kai-shek begins counter revolution in Shanghai
- April 12 Incident: Chiang Kai-shek orders the Communist Party of China members executed in Shanghai, ending the First United Front.
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