What Happened on June 27, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Liar" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 12 performances

Historic Event

North Korean troops reach Seoul, UN asks members to aid South Korea, Harry Truman orders US Air Force & Navy into Korean conflict

  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Scioto CC: American Chandler Harper wins his only major title; beats Harry Williams Jr., 4 & 3 in the final
  • South Africa heeds United Nations call to assist Korea
  • US sends 35 military advisers to South Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Peterson, American heavyweight boxer (Olympic gold 1972), born in Barron County, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Milada Horakova, Czech advocate/anti fascist, hanged
1950 Highlights

About June 27, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer