Sunday 26 June 1927
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Schatzberg and Roland Lesaffre.
The First Auto, directed by Roy Del Ruth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Which were the important events of 26 June 1927 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Jerry Schatzberg: American film director making a powerful impact with his second film, "The Panic in Needle Park," released in 1971 with Al Pacino in the starring role.
- Roland Lesaffre: French actor, who, after an adventurous youth, was a favourite actor of director Marcel Carné from 1950.
- Leslie Carpenter: CEO (Reed International).
- John Dunning: British economist widely recognized as the father of the field of international business.
- Leon Deladeriere: France sport Champion.
- Robert Kroetsch: Canadian author and poet (d. 2011).
- Comet 7P / Pons-Winnecke approaches within 0.0394 AUs of Earth
- The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island, New York, USA.