Sunday 27 October 1929
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maurice Robert Johnston and Marino Iandioro.
The Virginian, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 27 October 1929
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1929 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Marino Iandioro: Canned Tomato Pioneer.
- Maurice Robert Johnston: English Lieutenant-General.
- Jacques Alexandre: French journalist.
- Michel Laclotte: French art historian and museum director, specialising in 14th and 15th century French painting.
- Claude Alexandre: Nancy Journalist.
- Myra Carter: American actress (d. 2016).
- Maurice Johnston: English general and politician Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire.