On This Day

June 27, 1950 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

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

Deaths in History

  • Milada Horakova, Czech advocate/anti fascist, hanged
1950 in History