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  • U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 1, 1927

    Bank of America

    The combined bank operates under Federal Charter 13044, which was granted to Giannini's Bank of Italy

    U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 1, 1927

    While NationsBank was the nominal survivor, the merged bank took the better-known name of Bank of America. Hence, the holding company was renamed Bank of America Corporation, while NationsBank, N.A. merged with Bank of America NT&SA to form Bank of America, N.A. as the remaining legal bank entity. The combined bank operates under Federal Charter 13044, which was granted to Giannini's Bank of Italy on March 1, 1927.




  • Key West, Florida, U.S.
    Monday Mar 14, 1927

    Juan Trippe

    Pan American Airways

    Key West, Florida, U.S.
    Monday Mar 14, 1927

    Interested in operating to the Caribbean, Trippe created the Aviation Corporation of the Americas. Based in Florida, the company would evolve into the unofficial United States flag carrier, Pan American Airways, commonly known as Pan Am.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Mar 26, 1927

    Anna May Wong

    Mr. Wu

    U.S.
    Saturday Mar 26, 1927

    In Mr. Wu (1927) Wong played a supporting role as increasing censorship against mixed-race onscreen couples cost her the lead. In The Crimson City, released the following year, this happened again.




  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 21, 1927

    Anna May Wong

    Old San Francisco

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 21, 1927

    Wong continued to be assigned supporting roles. Hollywood's Asian female characters tended toward two stereotypical poles: the naïve and self-sacrificing "Butterfly" and the sly and deceitful "Dragon Lady". In Old San Francisco (1927), directed by Alan Crosland for Warner Brothers, Wong played a "Dragon Lady", a gangster's daughter.




  • U.S.
    Friday Nov 18, 1927

    Marcus Garvey

    Released

    U.S.
    Friday Nov 18, 1927

    The Attorney General, John Sargent, received a petition with 70,000 signatures urging for Garvey's release. Sargeant warned President Calvin Coolidge that African-Americans were regarding Garvey's imprisonment not as a form of justice against a man who had swindled them but as "an act of oppression of the race in their efforts in the direction of race progress". Eventually, Coolidge agreed to commute the sentence so that it would expire immediately, on 18 November 1927. He stipulated, however, that Garvey should be deported straight after release.




  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Saturday Dec 3, 1927

    Marcus Garvey

    Garvey was taken by train to New Orleans, where around a thousand supporters saw him onto the SS Saramaca

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Saturday Dec 3, 1927

    On being released, Garvey was taken by train to New Orleans, where around a thousand supporters saw him onto the SS Saramaca on 3 December. The ship then stopped at Cristóbal in Panama, where supporters again greeted him, but where the authorities refused his request to disembark. He then transferred to the SS Santa Maria, which took him to Kingston.




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