July 27 in history

On July 27:

1866 the Trans-Atalantic cable was completed enabling Transatlantic telegraph communication.

1940 The character Bugs Bunny was introduced in an animated short film A Wild Hare.

1953 The Korean War ended.

1963 New Zealand’s pioneer aviator George Bolt died.

Sourced from Wikipedia & NZ History online.

One Response to July 27 in history

  1. stef says:

    Just to be a nit-picker the Korean war hasn’t actually ended, they just agreed to stop fighting for a while…

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