Sunday 27 December 1914
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 27, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Diwo and Ivan Sutton.
The Egyptian Mummy, directed by Lee Beggs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 27 December 1914
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Which were the important events of 27 December 1914 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Jean Diwo: French journalist and writer, a reporter for Paris Match, who later founded and directed the magazine "Tele 7 Jours" from 1960 to 1981.
- Ivan Sutton: British concert promoter.
- Giuseppe Berto: Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red).
- Richard Widmark: Actor.
- Frank Martin: British sculptor, who served as head of the sculpture department of Saint Martin's School of Art from 1952 to 1979.
- Jack Latham: American journalist and actor (d. 1987).
- Nicolas Marin Rabbit: Costa Rican hero of the National Liberation Army during the Revolution of 1948.
- Charles Martin Hall: American chemist and inventor (Born 1863).