1927 in the United States

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1927
in
the United States

Decades:
See also:

Events from the year 1927 in the United States.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January–March

April–June

May 20–21: Charles Lindbergh flies from New York to Paris.

July–September

  • August 2 – U.S. President Calvin Coolidge announces, "I do not choose to run for president in 1928."
  • August 7 – The Peace Bridge opens between Fort Erie, Ontario, and Buffalo, New York.
  • August 26 – Paul R. Redfern leaves Brunswick, Georgia, flying his Stinson Detroiter "Port of Brunswick" to attempt a solo non-stop flight to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He later crashes in the Venezuela jungle (the crash site is never located).
  • September 18 – The Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System (later known as CBS) is formed and goes on the air with 47 radio stations.
  • September 29 – 79 are killed and 550 are injured in the East St. Louis Tornado, the 2nd costliest and at least 24th deadliest tornado in U.S. history.

October–December

October 6: The Jazz Singer.

Undated

Ongoing

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Last fluent speaker of Wichita tribal language preserves what's left." Dallas Morning News.
  3. ^ Ruckman, S. E. "Tribal language fading away." Tulsa World. 26 Nov 2007 (retrieved 3 Oct 2009)

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