May 21, 2022

Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1870s - 1880s - 1890s - 1900s - 1910s - 1920s - 1930s - 1940s - 1950s - 1960s years - 1970s Years: 1922 - 1923 - 1924 - 1925 - 1926 - 1927 - 1928 - 1929 - 1930 - 1931 - 1932


Fixed date events

January 15 - The Slovak People's Party, led by Andrei Hlinka, joins the Czechoslovak government. (One of their conditions is the abolition of the full-fledged Slovak ministerial portfolio.) January 21 - New currency in Hungary: introduction of the pengő (instead of the crown). February 24 - The Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) withdraws from the Yugoslav government and then establishes the so-called Peasant Democratic Coalition (SDK). April 8 - The number of newcomers in Czechoslovakia is set at 70,000 per year. May 13-15 - At the Kisantant Jáchymov summit, Member States are trying unsuccessfully to supplement the military alliance with an economic association. May 20 - The reckless and extraordinary pilot Charles Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field Airport in Long Island at 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. then, after 5,800 kilometers and 33.5 hours, first to fly across the Atlantic without landing. (He landed unharmed the next day at Le Bourget near Paris. For his performance, Time magazine named him Man of the First Year.) May 27 - Tomáš Masaryk is elected President of the Czechoslovak National Assembly for the third time. (The Communist anti-candidate receives 54 votes, while the German and Hungarian minority opposition MPs vote blankly.) May 31 - Due to the new, stricter Czechoslovak customs laws, the temporary trade agreement concluded in 1926 in a short negotiation period is replaced by a regular trade agreement between Hungary and Czechoslovakia. June 4 - A new cabinet headed by Prince Barbu Știrbey is formed in Bucharest. June 19 - Normafa falls due to a lightning strike. June 21 - Lord Rothermere's article "Hungary's Place Under the Sun" is published in the English daily Daily Mail. July 14 - A new administrative system is introduced in Czechoslovakia due to the failure of the large county system. (Five provinces will be created and districts will be formed within them.) August 4 - 21 Miklós Horthy Jr. is married; wife of Count Charles Mary Consuelo. September 11 - Yugoslav elections end with the victory of the ruling parties. November 11 - Yugoslav-French Treaty of Friendship. November 25 - The Hungarian Upper House adopts the law that March 15 will be a national holiday in Hungary. 28 November - The Sejm is dissolved in Poland and a number of opposition members are arrested.2 November 30 - XI. Pope Pius appointed Justinian Serédi as archbishop of Esztergom.

Events with an indefinite date

January-March - Belarusian Peasant Workers' "Hromada" and the Independent Peasant Party are banned. October - As a political organization in Sanacja, led by Józef Piłsudski, the Non-Governmental Supporters' Bloc (BBWR) is set up in Poland, announcing the strengthening of the executive at the expense of parliament.

Topics of the year

List of Heads of State in 1927

1927 in science

1927 in aviation

1927 in rail transport

1927 in Cinematography

Hungarian-born Adolph Zukor founds a film company called Paramount Pictures.