"What's Up Doc?"  The United States Postal Service is scheduled to dedicate its new Bugs Bunny stamp on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif., on Thursday, May 22, 1997.  Bugs Bunny is the first animated character to appear on a U.S. postage stamp. (AP Photo/U.S. Postal Service)

Today in History — July 27

On July 27, 1940, Bugs Bunny made his “official” debut in the Warner Bros. animated cartoon “A Wild Hare.”