May 20, 1927 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

At 7:40 AM, Charles Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross the Atlantic for Paris, aboard Spirit of St Louis (1st non-stop flight)

  • Saudi Arabia becomes independent of Great Britain (Treaty of Jeddah)

Birthdays in History

  • Franciszek Macharski, Polish Cardinal, Archbishop of Krakow (1978-2005), born in Krakow (d. 2016)