Historical Events in February 1927

  • Feb 2 Harry Tierney/Joseph McCarthy's "Rio Rita" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 2 Ziegfeld Theater (Loew's Ziegfeld) opens at 6th Ave & 54th St NYC
  • Feb 3 Uprising against regime of general Carmona in Portugal
  • Feb 4 KGA-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions
  • Feb 5 Buster Keaton's movie "The General" released & bombed
  • Feb 8 Belgian-Swiss treaty signed

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Feb 10 US President Calvin Coolidge asks for 2nd disarmament conference

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • Feb 11 US female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran
  • Feb 11 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles
  • Feb 12 British expeditionary army lands in Shanghai
  • Feb 13 Uprising against Portuguese regime of Gen Carmona defeated

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Feb 15 Silent film "It Girl" is released in the US starring Clara Bow

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • Feb 16 Noel Coward's "Marquise" premieres in London
  • Feb 16 US restores diplomatic relations with Turkey
  • Feb 18 1st US radio broadcast of "Cities Service Concerts"
  • Feb 18 US & Canada begin diplomatic relations
  • Feb 19 General strike against British occupiers in Shanghai
  • Feb 20 Golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath
  • Feb 21 Franz Lehr's opera "Der Zarewitsch" premieres
  • Feb 22 ARC soccer team forms in Alphen on the Rhine
  • Feb 22 Baruch Spinosa's house of mourning opened as a museum
  • Feb 23 US President Calvin Coolidge creates Federal Radio Commission (FRC)
  • Feb 24 John Golden Theater (Theatre Masque) opens at 252 W 45th St NYC
  • Feb 25 Gdanks & Polish accord concerning traffic through Polish corridor
  • Feb 27 For 2nd Sunday in a row golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath