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Headlines From 1927 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1927 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1927 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1927 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1927 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1927 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1927 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1927 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1927 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1927 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1927 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
7th January 1927The first transatlantic telephone call is made from New York City to London.
15th January 1927Teddy Wakelam gives the first sports commentary on BBC Radio.
5th April 1927The Trade Disputes Act forbids strikes of support in Britain.
12th April 1927The Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act of 1927 renames the ‘United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland’ as the ‘United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland‘. The change acknowledges that the Irish Free State is no longer part of the Kingdom.
22nd April 1927The Great Mississippi Flood affects 700,000 people in the greatest national disaster in the history of the United States. The flooding continues until 5th May 1927.
13th May 1927George V proclaims the change of his title from ‘King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland’ to ‘King of Great Britain and Ireland‘.
20th May 1927The Treaty of Jedda stipulates that Saudi Arabia becomes independent of the United Kingdom.
20th May 1927Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo non-stop trans-Atlantic flight, from New York to Paris, in the single-seat, single-engine monoplane, ‘Spirit of St. Louis’
22nd May 1927A devastating earthquake in Xining, China , measures 8.6 on the Richter scale of magnitude and kills 200,000 people.
24th July 1927The Menin Gate war memorial is unveiled at Ypres in Belgium.
22nd August 1927Two-hundred people demonstrate in Hyde Park against the sentence of Italian immigrant anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti.
23rd August 1927Ferdinando Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed via electrocution for armed robbery and the associated murder of a pay-clerk and security guard in Braintree, Massachusetts. Questions remain regarding the guilty conviction and the fairness of their trial.
14th October 1927Birth of Roger Moore, English actor.
12th November 1927Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, leaving Joseph Stalin with undisputed control of the Soviet Union.
24th November 1927A total solar eclipse occurs over Northern England and Wales.
12th December 19271,600 people are hospitalised in London after slipping over on the icy streets.
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A Newspaper From 1927

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