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 - Korean War armistice
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1953: Fighting in the Korean War ends when the United States, the People's Republic of China and North Korea sign an armistice agreement. South Korean President Syngman Rhee refuses to sign but pledges to observe the armistice. Pictured is Chinese Gen. Peng Dehuai signing the agreement.

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