Thursday 13 January 1927
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Giffard and Salvator Vangi.
The Kid Brother, directed by Ted Wilde, 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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- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Pierre Giffard: French race horse trainer and jockey, a harnessed trot racer.
- Salvator Vangi: France sport Champion.
- Brock Adams: American soldier lawyer and politician 5th United States Secretary of Transportation (d. 2004).
- Liz Anderson: American singer-songwriter (d. 2011).
- Sydney Brenner: South African biologist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- US and Mexico battle over oil interests.
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