Sunday 24 July 1927
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James J Howard and Wilfred Josephs.
For the Love of Mike, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Doomsday by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
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- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- James J Howard: (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1965- ).
- Wilfred Josephs: Composer.
- Robert Boutigny: French champion canoeist-kayaker.
- Alex Katz: American painter with one-man exhibitions in U.S.
- Virginia McKinney: American astrologer who joined AFA in April 1972.
- Claude Sarraute: French writer, a reporter and author. Her books have not been translated into English.
- Zara Mints: Russian-Estonian philologist and academic (d. 1990)
- Ryunosuke Akutagawa: Japanese writer active in the Taishō period in Japan.
- The Menin Gate war memorial is unveiled at Ypres.
- The Menin Gate War Memorial is dedicated at Ypres, Belgium.
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