Monday 21 February 1927
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Préboist and Erma Bombeck.
It, directed by Clarence G. Badger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Doomsday by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 21 February 1927 ?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Paul Préboist: French night club comic who wrote all of his own material.
- Erma Bombeck: American journalist and humorist, the author of 11 books and a column read by millions in 700 cities.
- Erma Bombeck in Dayton: Ohio, USA; humorist (The Grass is Always Greener.
- Hubert de Givenchy in Beauvais: France; fashion designer (Audrey Hepburn).
- Patricia Benoit in Fort Worth: Texas, USA; actress (As the World Turns, Nancy - Mr Peepers).
- Genevieve Merle: France sport Champion.
- Paul Preboist: France Actor.
- Michel Clare: Sceaux Journalist.
- Hubert de Givenchy: French fashion designer founded Givenchy.
- Pierre Mercure: French-Canadian musician and composer (d. 1966).
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