On This Day: July 27th
This is 209th day of the year and 157 days remain in the year.
Billboard magazine published its first singles record chart (for the week of July 20).
Bugs Bunny made his debut in the cartoon A Wild Hare.
An armistice was signed ending the Korean War.
A pipe bomb exploded in an Atlanta park during the Olympic Games.
Comedian Bob Hope died in his home, at the age of 100.
The 2012 Summer Olympics began in London.
July 27 BirthdaysAlexandre Dumas1824–1895, French dramatist and novelist
Leo Durocherbaseball player
Peggy Flemingice skater
Norman Leartelevision producer