Thursday 17 March 1927, St. Patrick's Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kenneth S Goldstein and Maurice Ingvar Karkoff.
Tarzan and the Golden Lion, directed by J.P. McGowan, 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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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Kenneth S Goldstein: Folklorist / enthomusicologist.
- Maurice Ingvar Karkoff: Composer.
- Nancy Sheehan: Writer.
- Patrick Allen: Malawi -- Actor (Roman Holiday, Dial "M" for Murder).
- Sulkhan Ivanovich Nasidze: Composer.
- James Scott Skinner: Composer, dies at 83.
- US government doesn't sign League of Nations disarmament treaty.
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