Wednesday 24 August 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William V Shannon and Roger Danneels.
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..
What the sky looked like on 24 August 1927
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1927 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Roger Danneels: Flemish accordionist.
- William V Shannon: Journalist / ambassador to Ireland (1977-81).
- Anjali Devi: Indian actress and producer (d. 2014).
- David Ireland: Australian author and playwright.
- Harry Markowitz: American economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- August 25 ampndash The 1927 Nova Scotia hurricane hits the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, causing massive damage and at least 56 deaths.