Wednesday 17 August 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bernie Cornfeld and Sam Butera.
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 17 August 1927
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1927 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Bernie Cornfeld
- Sam Butera: American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009).
- Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld: Romanian / US financier (Fund of Funds).
- Robert Moore in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actor (Marshall - Diana).
- Jacques Herlin: French actor, he held a lot of minor roles and he is best known for having interpreted "Brother Amédée" in "Des Hommes et des Dieux".
- F Keyser: Jr.
- Horace Alderman: United States -- Murderer, hanged.