July 27

This Day in History

2003

Sonar Disproves Existence of Loch Ness Monster

In 2003, as part of the production of the TV programme Searching for the Loch Ness Monster, the BBC conducted a very thorough search of the waters of Loch Ness, without uncovering any evidence of a … (more...)

1953

Korean War ends

The Korean War armistice is signed at Panmunjom, ending three years of bloody fighting. The Korean War, like World War II, was a conflict marked by mass movements of troops. United Nations and … (more...)

1940

The Birth of Bugs Bunny

Bugs Bunny, the iconic cartoon character that has appeared in numerous films and television shows over the last 75 years has amassed an amazing history of public appearances. He has been in more films … (more...)

1866

Trans-Atlantic Cable Completed, Connects Two Continents

On this day in 1866, after years of planning, labour, and agonising snafus, the trans-Atlantic cable was successfully laid and put into operation, reducing communication time between North America and … (more...)