Wednesday 15 June 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hugo Pratt and Paul Roedel.
Old San Francisco, directed by Alan Crosland, 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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- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Hugo Pratt: Italian famous cartoon strip author, first published in 1945; the creator of the character, Corto Maltese, which made him famous in the publication, "La Bataille de la mer salee.
- Paul Roedel: American accountant and CEO in charge of Carpenter Technology, a specialty steelmaker.
- Ross Andru: American illustrator (d. 1993).
- Ibn-e-Insha : Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet (Born 1927).
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