Tuesday 27 February 1934
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include [Navarre] Scott Momaday and N Scott Momaday.
It Happened One Night, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while So Red the Rose by Stark Young was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1934 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- [Navarre] Scott Momaday: US author (House Made of Dawn, Pulitzer 1969).
- N Scott Momaday: American writer.
- Ralph Nader in Winsted: Connecticut, USA; consumer advocate (Unsafe at Any Speed).
- Van Williams in Fort Worth: Texas, USA; actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon).
- N Momaday: American writer, a Native American author of Kiowa descent.
- Ralph Nader: American attorney and consumer advocate who effectively changed American awareness of product viability. His work led to the Traffic Safety Act of 1968 and many other consumer safety laws.
- Van Williams: Actor best known for his television role as Britt Reid/the Green Hornet and his earlier leading role as Kenny Madison in both television detective series Bourbon Street Beat (1959-60) and its sequel, Surfside 6 (1960).
- Roger Rosselle: Belgium sport Champion
- Vincent Fourcade: French interior designer (d. 1992)
- Tim Forster: English racehorse trainer (d. 1999)
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