1927 in the United States

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1927 in the United States
Years: 1924 1925 192619271928 1929 1930

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Events from the year 1927 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

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

July–September[edit]

  • 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 27 – 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[edit]

October 6: The Jazz Singer.

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Menu, Ye Bull Pen Inn, Los Angeles, 1927

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • January 26 – Lyman J. Gage, financier and Presidential Cabinet Officer. (b. 1836)
  • February 7 – Walter Guion, United States Senator from Louisiana in 1918. (b. 1849)
  • February 25 – David Baird, Ireland-born United States Senator from New Jersey from 1918 to 1919. (b. 1839)
  • March 11 – August Paulsen, Danish-American businessman and philanthropist. (b. 1871)
  • June 15 – William Joseph Deboe, United States Senator from Kentucky from 1897 till 1903. (b. 1849)
  • August 15 – B. B. Comer, 33rd Governor of Alabama from 1907 till 1911 and United States Senator from Alabama in 1920. (b. 1848)

References[edit]

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