What Happened on June 27, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Liar" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 32nd PGA Championship: Chandler Harper at Scioto CC Columbus Ohio

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman
  • 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