Thursday 12 May 1927
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie-Ange Dutheil and Bertrand Gorostarzu.
Wings, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Lost Ecstasy by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Marie-Ange Dutheil
- Bertrand Gorostarzu: French infantry captain.
- Barry O'Brien: American accountant and CEO in charge of Iowa-Illinois Gas and Electric, a utilities company.
- Jean Rosa: French physician, a hematologist whose research work focuses on the molecular pathology of hemoglobin.
- The British police raid the office of the Soviet trade delegation.
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