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    • What year is it?
      By: Lauren Sandler
    • World Events
      The Cristero War erupts
      in Mexico between Catholic
      rebels and the Mexican
      government
      The Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act renames
      the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland
      to the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
      During the Nanchang Uprising
      the Communist Chinese People’s
      Liberation Army is formed
    • Newsworthy Items
      Charles Lindbergh makes first
      transatlantic flight from New York
      to Paris in the Spirit of St. Louis
      Ferdinando Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti
      are executed in Massachusetts for armed
      robbery and murder
      The Holland Tunnel opens going across
      The Hudson River linking New York and
      New Jersey
    • Leon Trotsky is expelled from the
      Soviet Communist Party and…
      …Joseph Stalin is left with
      undisputed control of
      the Soviet Union
    • Disasters
      Great Mississippi Flood
      devastates several states
      Bath School disaster in Bath Township, Michigan
    • Technology
      1st transatlantic call
      made from New York
      to London
      The Ford Motor Company unveils the Model A car
      1st successful long distance
      demonstration of television by
      Bell Telephone Co. of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover
    • Sports
      New York Giants win
      National Football League
      Title
      Babe Ruth hits a Major League record of 60 home runs
      New York Yankees defeat the
      Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 to win the
      World Series
      Ottawa Senators defeat the Boston Bruins in 4 games to win the Stanley Cup
    • Entertainment
      The Academy of Motion Picture
      Arts & Sciences is founded. Douglas
      Fairbanks is elected its first president
      Random House Publishing is founded by Bennett Cerf & Donald Klopfer
      Kern & Hammerstein’s musical
      Show Boat opens on Broadway
      The Jazz Singer, the first “talkie” premieres on October 6th in New York City
    • Film Premieres
    • So…what year is it???
      1927