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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1927.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1927: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1927?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1927 U.S. Bureau of Prohibition founded (under Department of the Treasury).
  • 03 Apr 1927 Interstate Commerce Commission transfers Ohio to Eastern time zone.
  • 05 Apr 1927 Johnny Weissmuller set records in the 100- and 200-metre freestyle.
  • 07 Apr 1927 First distance public television broadcast (from Washington, D.C. to New York City, displaying the image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover).
  • 09 Apr 1927 Italy and US anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti given death sentences.
  • 12 Apr 1927 April 12 Incident: Chiang Kai-shek orders the Communist Party of China members executed in Shanghai, ending the First United Front.
  • 15 Apr 1927 Switzerland and the USSR agree to diplomatic relations
  • 18 Apr 1927 Chiang Kai-shek forms anti-government in China.
  • 19 Apr 1927 Vagabond King opens in London
  • 21 Apr 1927 A banking crisis hits Japan.
  • 22 Apr 1927 May 5 ampndash The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 strikes 700,000 people in the greatest natural disaster in American history at that time.
  • 23 Apr 1927 Turkey becomes the first country to celebrate Children's Day as a national holiday.
  • 25 Apr 1927 Spain routes 20,000 soldiers to Morocco (uprising Rifkabylen).
  • 27 Apr 1927 Carabineros de Chile (Chilean national police force and gendarmery) are created.
  • 29 Apr 1927 Construction of Spirit of St. Louis is completed
  • 30 Apr 1927 Princess Juliana gets seat in Dutch Council of State.

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Movies

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Napoleon

Napoleon

Release year: 1927

Directed by: Abel Gance

Starring: Albert Dieudonné, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Daële, Alexandre Koubitzky

Country: United States of America

Children of Divorce

Children of Divorce

Release year: 1927

Directed by: Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper, Einar Hanson

No Man's Law

No Man's Law

Release year: 1927

Directed by: Fred Jackman

Starring: Rex the Wonder Horse, Barbara Kent, James Finlayson, Oliver Hardy

His First Flame

His First Flame

Release year: 1927

Directed by: Harry Edwards

Starring: Harry Langdon, Natalie Kingston, Ruth Hiatt, Vernon Dent