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  • North Korea
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1950

    Korean War

    Kim Il-sung called for a Korea-wide election and consultative conference

    North Korea
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1950

    On 7 June 1950, Kim Il-sung called for a Korea-wide election on 5–8 August 1950 and a consultative conference in Haeju on 15–17 June 1950.




  • South Korea
    Sunday Jun 11, 1950

    Korean War

    The North sent three diplomats to the South as a peace overture

    South Korea
    Sunday Jun 11, 1950

    On 11 June, the North sent three diplomats to the South as a peace overture that Rhee rejected outright.




  • North Korea
    Wednesday Jun 21, 1950

    Korean War

    Kim Il-Sung revised his war plan

    North Korea
    Wednesday Jun 21, 1950

    On 21 June, Kim Il-Sung revised his war plan to involve a general attack across the 38th Parallel, rather than a limited operation in the Ongjin Peninsula. Kim was concerned that South Korean agents had learned about the plans and that South Korean forces were strengthening their defenses. Stalin agreed to this change of plan.




  • Brazil
    Saturday Jun 24, 1950

    FIFA World Cup

    World Cup Returns

    Brazil
    Saturday Jun 24, 1950

    Competitions resumed with the 1950 World Cup in Brazil, which was the first to include British participants. British teams withdrew from FIFA in 1920, partly out of unwillingness to play against the countries they had been at war with, and partly as a protest against a foreign influence to football, but rejoined in 1946 following FIFA's invitation. England's involvement, however, was not to be a success.




  • South Korea
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    Korean War

    North Korean military (KPA) forces crossed the border and advanced into South Korea

    South Korea
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    The conflict escalated into warfare when North Korean military (KPA) forces—supported by the Soviet Union and China—crossed the border and advanced into South Korea on 25 June 1950.




  • Korean Peninsula (North Korea and South Korea)
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    Vietnam War

    Korean War

    Korean Peninsula (North Korea and South Korea)
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    The outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950 convinced many Washington policymakers that the war in Indochina was an example of communist expansionism directed by the Soviet Union.




  • South Korea
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    Harry S. Truman

    The Korean War

    South Korea
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    On June 25, 1950, the North Korean army under Kim Il-sung invaded South Korea, starting the Korean War.


  • New York, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    Korean War

    The United Nations Security Council unanimously condemned the North Korean invasion

    New York, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    On 25 June 1950, the United Nations Security Council unanimously condemned the North Korean invasion of South Korea, with UN Security Council Resolution 82.


  • New York, U.S.
    Monday Jun 26, 1950

    Louis Armstrong

    American version of "C'est si bon"

    New York, U.S.
    Monday Jun 26, 1950

    In June 1950, Suzy Delair performed rehearsals of the song "C'est si bon" with Aimé Barelli and his Orchestra at the Monte Carlo casino where Louis Armstrong was finishing the evening. Armstrong enjoyed the song and he recorded the American version in New York City on June 26, 1950.


  • Yugoslavia
    Monday Jun 26, 1950

    Josip Broz Tito

    The National Assembly supported a crucial bill written by Milovan Đilas

    Yugoslavia
    Monday Jun 26, 1950

    On 26 June 1950, the National Assembly supported a crucial bill written by Milovan Đilas and Tito regarding "self-management", a type of cooperative independent socialist experiment that introduced profit sharing and workplace democracy in previously state-run enterprises, which then became the direct social ownership of the employees.


  • South Korea
    Tuesday Jun 27, 1950

    Korean War

    Rhee evacuated from Seoul

    South Korea
    Tuesday Jun 27, 1950

    On 27 June, Rhee evacuated from Seoul with some of the government.


  • Taiwan & China
    Tuesday Jun 27, 1950

    Harry S. Truman

    Prevent further conflict between the communist government on the China mainland and the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan

    Taiwan & China
    Tuesday Jun 27, 1950

    On June 27, 1950, after the outbreak of fighting in Korea, Truman ordered the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet into the Taiwan Strait to prevent further conflict between the communist government on the China mainland and the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan.


  • New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 27, 1950

    Korean War

    Resolution 83

    New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 27, 1950

    After debating the matter, the Security Council, on 27 June 1950, published Resolution 83 recommending member states provide military assistance to the Republic of Korea.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 27, 1950

    Korean War

    Help to South Korea

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 27, 1950

    On 27 June President Truman ordered US air and sea forces to help South Korea.


  • South Korea
    Wednesday Jun 28, 1950

    Korean War

    The Massacre of suspected political opponents

    South Korea
    Wednesday Jun 28, 1950

    On 28 June, Rhee ordered the massacre of suspected political opponents in his own country.


  • Vietnam
    Friday Jun 30, 1950

    First Indochina War

    The First U.S. Supplies For Indochina Were Delivered

    Vietnam
    Friday Jun 30, 1950

    On June 30, 1950, the first U.S. supplies for Indochina were delivered. In September, Truman sent the Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG) to Indochina to assist the French.


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