Thursday 17 May 1928
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Idi Amin and Vivian Moses.
Across to Singapore, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 May 1928
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Which were the important events of 17 May 1928 ?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Idi Amin: Statesman.
- Donald Cameron Watt: Historian.
- Vivian Moses: Biotechnologist.
- Ian Griggs: bishop (Ludlow).
- DE BOUSINGEN Robert Durand: Strasbourg physician.
- 9th modern Olympic games opens in Amsterdam