What Happened on December 14, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86)
  • Richard Cassilly, American tenor (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Yulian Vasilievich Sokhotski, Russian mathematician (b. 1842)