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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1890s  1900s  1910s  – 1920s –  1930s  1940s  1950s
Years: 1924 1925 192619271928 1929 1930
1927 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1927
Ab urbe condita 2680
Armenian calendar 1376
Assyrian calendar 6677
Bahá'í calendar 83–84
Bengali calendar 1334
Berber calendar 2877
British Regnal year 16 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2471
Burmese calendar 1289
Byzantine calendar 7435–7436
Chinese calendar 丙寅(Fire Tiger)
4623 or 4563
    — to —
丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4624 or 4564
Coptic calendar 1643–1644
Discordian calendar 3093
Ethiopian calendar 1919–1920
Hebrew calendar 5687–5688
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1983–1984
 - Shaka Samvat 1849–1850
 - Kali Yuga 5028–5029
Holocene calendar 11927
Igbo calendar 927–928
Iranian calendar 1305–1306
Islamic calendar 1345–1346
Japanese calendar Shōwa 2
Juche calendar 16
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4260
Minguo calendar ROC 16
Thai solar calendar 2470

1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter B), the 1927th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 927th year of the 2nd millennium, the 27th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1920s decade between 1583 and 1929 and with Julian Value: 1927 is 13 calendar days difference, which continued to be used until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

For the 1927 events in USA, see One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson, Doubleday (October 1, 2013), 528 pages (ISBN 0767919408, ISBN 978-0767919401).







May 20: Solo flight New York to Paris.



  • July 1 – The Food, Drug, and Insecticide Administration (FDIA) is established.
  • July 10Kevin O'Higgins, the Vice-President of the Irish Free State, is assassinated in Dublin.
  • July 11 – An earthquake strikes Palestine, killing around 300 people. The effects are especially severe in Nablus, but damage and fatalities are also reported in many areas of Palestine and Transjordan such as Amman, Salt, Jordan, and Lydda.
  • July 13 – On this day the Rebbe (R. Yosef Yitzchak) is actually freed. The imprisonment began at 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Sivan 15, 5687 (June 15, 1927). He remained in exile - in the town of Kostrama - Russia until one half-hour past mid-day, Wednesday, Tamuz 13, 5687 (July 13, 1927).
  • July 15 – 85 protesters and five policemen are left dead after left-wing protesters and the Austrian police clash in Vienna. More than 600 people are injured. See Massacre of July 15, 1927.
  • July 24 – The Menin Gate War Memorial is dedicated at Ypres, Belgium.






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Nobel Prizes


  1. ^ "U.S. and British Warships Shell Cantonese Army".  
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  • Charles J. Shindo, 1927 and the Rise of Modern America (University Press of Kansas; 244 pages; 2010).
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