Friday August 12, 1927
US date format: 8/12/1927, UK date format: 12/8/1927
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1927). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Porter Wagoner and Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich.
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..
Which were the important events of August 12, 1927?
- Wings, the only silent film to win an Oscar for best picture, opens