Friday 26 August 1927
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sam Massell and Francois Leydet.
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 26 August 1927
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1927 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Francois Leydet: Sierra club (Last Redwoods).
- Sam Massell: (Mayor-Atlanta).
- B V Doshi: Indian architect.
- Alessandro D'Ottavio: France sport Champion.
- Michel Lapourielle: France sport Champion.
- B Doshi: Indian architect and academic designed the Amdavad ni Gufa.
- Paul R. Redfern leaves Brunswick, Georgia, flying his Stinson Detroiter quotPort of Brunswickquot to attempt a solo non-stop flight to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He later crashes in the Venezuelan jungle, but the crash site was never found.
- September ndash Autumn Harvest Uprising in China.