Wednesday 12 October 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Antonia Rey and Andre Vacheresse.
The Jazz Singer, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Jalna by Mazo de la Roche was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1927 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Antonia Rey: Havana, Cuba -- Actress (True Colors, Wise Guys).
- Andre Vacheresse: France sport Champion.
- Jean Zimmermann: France Writer.
- Hermann Gorner of Germany raises 24 men weighing 4,123 pounds on a plank with the soles of his feet.
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