1927

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Can you name the things related to events in 1927?

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January 7: The first transatlantic phone call is made from NYC to this European city.
February: This creator and namesake of a financial scheme is caught fleeing for Italy.
March: Arthur Conan Doyle's last story starring this detective is published.
March 1: This German physicist publishes his famous uncertainty principle for quantum mechanics.
April 12: Communist supporters in this city are killed, sparking the 22-year Chinese Civil War.
April 23: This team wins the FA Cup, marking the only time it has been won by a non-English team.
April 22-May 5: The most destructive river flood in US history occurs when this river overflows its banks.
May 9: This city replaces Melbourne as capital of Australia.
May 11: Several film-industry leaders form this organization, which so many Oscar winners are obliged to thank.
May 18: The largest school-based mass murder in US history occurs at the Bath Consolidated School in this US state.
May 20-21: The first solo non-stop transatlantic flight is completed by this aviator.
July: A secret meeting of Gov. Benjamin Strong and leaders of these European banks (name one bank) led the U.S. to sharply increase inflation, an ostensible cause of the 1929 crash
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August 23: These Italian-born anarchists are executed in Massachusetts despite worldwide protests claiming injustice. (Either name is sufficient)
September 7: This inventor of the modern television demonstrates the first all-electric TV.
September 22: A title rematch at Soldier Field in this sport simultaneously becomes the first entertainment event to gate $1 mil. and gate $2 mil.
October 6: This film opens as the first feature-length talkie (film with synchronized dialog.)
October 5-8: The Yankees sweep the World Series completing the season most associated with this killer nickname.
November 12: This soviet leader is expelled from the communist party, leaving Stalin to reign virtually unopposed.
November 12: Gandhi makes his first and only visit to what he called the ''resplendent pendant' on the Indian necklace.
November 12: This tunnel under the Hudson river opens as the first ever long tunnel for automobiles.
December 2: Ford begins selling this follow-up to the discontinued Model T.
December 27: This groundbreaking musical, regarded as the first 'musical play' and source of musical standards like 'Ol Man River', opens on Broadway.
December 30: The 'first underground in the East', the Ginza line, opens in this Asian city.

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