Date of the day
On July 27, 1990, the Supreme Council of the BSSR adopted the Declaration on State Sovereignty of the Belarusian SSR, which received constitutional status on August 25 of the following year.
Also on this day
- the construction of the Augustus Canal, which connected the Nemanu and Vistula basins, began.
- Bialystok, which belonged to Belarus before the war, was liberated from the Nazis.
- The Korean War ended - the United States, the People's Republic of China, South and North Korea signed an agreement on the cessation of hostilities.
— The occupation of Austria by the Soviet Union, which had been going on since the end of the Second World War, ended.
They were born on this day
, a Polish political thinker, publisher and editor of the magazine "Kultura" in Paris, was born in Minsk.
, Belarusian folklorist, ethnographer, historian and pedagogue, author of "Sketches of the Life of a Western Russian Peasant" (1869) died - the first detailed study of family and calendar-agrarian rites of Belarusians and the upbringing of their children.
, a Belarusian teacher, an influencer of the Belarusian emigration, died.