On This Day: July 26th

This is 208th day of the year and 158 days remain in the year.

in history
New York became the 11th state in the United States.
Liberia became Africa's first republic.
The Office of the Chief Examiner, which in 1935 became the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), was created.
Argentina's first lady, Eva Peron, died in Buenos Aires at age 33.
King Farouk I of Egypt abdicated after a coup led by Gamal Abdal Nasser.
Fidel Castro was among a group of rebelling anti-Batistas who unsuccessfully attacked an army barracks.
July 26 Birthdays
George Bernard Shaw1856–1950, Irish playwright and critic.
Helen Mirrenactress
Charlotte Beersadvertising executive
Mick Jaggermusician
Kevin Spaceyactor, director
Sandra Bullockactress
Stanley Kubrickfilmmaker
Carl JungPsychiatrist
Serge Koussevitzkyconductor
Aldous Huxleyauthor
Salvador Allendepresident of Chile

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