July 27

Gertrude Stein, an American writer, poet and art collector who spent most of her life in France, dies

July 27, 1946

Armistice ends the Korean War

July 27, 1953

Related Lessons

  • The Korean War: “Police Action,” 1950–1953
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    The Korean War: “Police Action,” 1950–1953

    In 1950, North Korean forces, armed mainly with Soviet weapons, invaded South Korea in an effort to reunite the peninsula under communist rule. This lesson will introduce students to the conflict by having them read the most important administration documents related to it.