Tuesday 24 May 1927
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claude Abbes and John Kelly Jr.
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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- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Claude Abbes: France sport Champion.
- John Kelly Jr: United States -- Sculls (1956 Olympics - Bronze Medalist) / Brother of Grace Kelly.
- Martinus J: Mentz; South African Member of Parliament (Conservative).
- Timothy Beven: CEO (Barclays Bank).
- William Thomson: American music educator at the collegiate level, music theorist, composer, former Music School Dean and Professor at the Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California, 1980–1992.
- Britain severs diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union because of revelations of espionage and underground agitation.
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