Sunday 22 May 1927
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Phil Tucker and Michael Constantine in Reading.
Wings, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Phil Tucker: American director.
- Michael Constantine in Reading: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Room 222, Don't Drink the Water).
- Emile Delmine: Belgium sport Champion.
- Peter Matthiessen: American journalist and author co-founded The Paris Review (d. 2014).
- George Olah: Hungarian-American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Dodgers beat Phillies, 20-4
- 8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed.
- An 8.6 magnitude earthquake in Xining, China kills 200,000.
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