On this day: July 27

POSTED: 03:29 PM PDT Jul 26, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 26, 2016 

A wise-cracking cartoon bunny makes his first appearance, the Korean War ends, Madonna drops her debut album, tragedy hits the Olympics, and an entertainment legend dies at age 100, all on this day.

OTD July 27 - Korean War armistice
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1953: Fighting in the Korean War ends when the United States, the People's Republic of China and North Korea sign an armistice agreement. South Korean President Syngman Rhee refused to sign but pledged to observe the armistice. Pictured is Chinese Gen. Peng Dehuai signing the agreement.


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