Friday 19 August 1927
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 1927). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marvin Harris and Rosalynn Carter.
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..
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Which were the important events of 19 August 1927 ?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Rosalynn Carter: First Lady.
- Marvin Harris: Scientist.
- James T Broyhill: (Sen-R-North Carolina, 1986).
- LQ Jones: American actor.
- L Jones: American character actor and film director, known particularly for his work in the films of Sam Peckinpah.
- Metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet Union.