Friday 16 September 1927
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Falk and Peter Falk in Ossining.
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..
What the sky looked like on 16 September 1927
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1927 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Peter Falk: TV Actor.
- Jack Kelly in Astoria: Queens, New York, USA; actor (Bart - Maverick, Get Christie Love).
- Peter Falk in Ossining: New York, USA; actor (Colombo, Scared Straight).
- Jack Kelly: US actor (Maverick, Vega$), dies following a stroke at 65.
- Sadako Ogata: Japanese academic and diplomat United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
- Rene Lacoste beats Bill Tilden for US Lawn Tennis Association title.