On July 27, 1953, the Korean War Armistice was signed at Panmunjom, ending three years of fighting.
First successful underwater link between North America and Europe
In 1789, President George Washington signed a measure establishing the State Department, the precursor to the State Department. In 1866, Cyrus W. Field completed the laying of the first successful underwater telegraph cable between North America and Europe. (A previous cable in 1858 burned down after only a few weeks of use).
US military’s first airplane
In 1909, during the first official test of the US Army’s first airplane, Orville Wright flew himself and a passenger, Lieutenant Frank Lahm, over Fort Myer, Virginia, for an hour and 12 minutes.
Robert Aaron Long accused of eight murders in massage businesses, four deaths
Seventeen-year-old Lydia Jacobi of Alaska won the women’s 100m breaststroke by upset US teammate and defending champion Lily King. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that even vaccinated people return to parts of the US wearing masks indoors. Where the delta version of the coronavirus was increasing the infection. Robert Aaron Long, accused of eight murders at Atlanta-area massage businesses, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in four deaths and was sentenced to prison.
Olympic gold medal figure skater Peggy Fleming
Olympic gold medal figure skater Peggy Fleming is 74 years old. Singer Maureen McGovern is 73 years old. Rock musician Tris Imboden (formerly with Chicago) is 71 years old. Actor Roxanne Hart is 68 years old. Comedian-actor-writer Carol Leifer is 66 years old. Comedian Bill Engwal is 65 years old. Jazz singer Karin Ellison is 60 years old. Country singer Stacy Dean Campbell is 55 years old. Rock singer Juliana Hatfield is 55 years old. Actor Julian McMahon is 54 years old. The actor is Nikolaj Koster-Waldau (NIH’-koh-lye KAH’-stur WAHL’-dah). 52. Comedian Maya Rudolph is 50 years old. Rock musician Abe Cunningham is 49 years old.