Friday 21 October 1927
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nadine Judd [Nadia Moore / Nerina] and Georges Vallerey.
When Boys Leave Home, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Nadine Judd [Nadia Moore / Nerina]: South African / British ballerina.
- Georges Vallerey: French champion swimmer.
- Fritz Wintersteller: Austrian mountaineer who made the first ascent of Broad Peak.
- Howard Zieff: American director and photographer (d. 2009).
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