August 1927 calendar

August 1927

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1927: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1927?


  • 01 Aug 1927 Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards
  • 02 Aug 1927 U.S. President Calvin Coolidge announces, quotI do not choose to run for President in 1928.quot
  • 04 Aug 1927 Peace Bridge between US and Canada is opened.
  • 07 Aug 1927 US rum smuggler Horace Alderman kills 3
  • 10 Aug 1927 US President Calvin Coolidge formally dedicates the Mount Rushmore site.
  • 12 Aug 1927 Wings, the only silent film to win an Oscar for best picture, opens
  • 16 Aug 1927 1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago
  • 19 Aug 1927 Patriarch Sergius of Moscow proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet Union.
  • 21 Aug 1927 4th Pan-African Congress meets (New York City).
  • 22 Aug 1927 Babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers
  • 23 Aug 1927 Sacco and Vanzetti are executed.
  • 24 Aug 1927 August 25 ampndash The 1927 Nova Scotia hurricane hits the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, causing massive damage and at least 56 deaths.
  • 26 Aug 1927 Paul R. Redfern leaves Brunswick, Georgia, flying his Stinson Detroiter quotPort of Brunswickquot to attempt a solo non-stop flight to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He later crashes in the Venezuelan jungle, but the crash site was never found.
  • 27 Aug 1927 Parks College, America's oldest aviation school, opens.
  • 30 Aug 1927 41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall
  • 16 Aug 1927 The Dole Air Race begins from Oakland, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, during which six out of the eight participating planes crash or disappear.


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