Wednesday 26 October 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Washington Delgado and Sylvie Simon.
The Last Performance, directed by Paul Fejos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Jalna by Mazo de la Roche was one of the best selling books.
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- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Washington Delgado: Prominent Peruvian writer, professor and poet.
- Sylvie Simon: French novelist, essayist and journalist, died on 8 November 2013, age 86.
- Warne Marsh: American saxophonist (Supersax) (d. 1987).
- Duke Ellington sings Creole Love Song
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