On this day: July 27

POSTED: 4:29 PM Jul 26 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 27 2012

A wise-cracking cartoon bunny makes his first appearance, the Korean War ends, Madonna drops her debut album, tragedy hits the Olympics, and an entertainment legend dies at age 100, all on this day.

OTD July 27 - Joe Tinker
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Library of Congress

1948: Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop Joe Tinker, a member of the Chicago Cubs dynasty that won four pennants and two World Series championships between 1906 and 1910, dies of complications from diabetes in Orlando, Fla. His death came exactly on his 68th birthday.

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