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Notable Historical Events for July 26th

1984Expos Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with his 3,052nd single

1579Francis Drake leaves San Francisco to cross Pacific Ocean

1656Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn declares he is insolvent

1529Francisco Pizarro appointed governor of Peru

1519Francisco Pizarro receives royal charter for the west coast of South America

1948"Babe Ruth Story" premieres, Babe Ruth's last public appearance

1933Joe DiMaggio ends 61 game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League

1758British battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg

1822Secret meeting of Simon Bolivar & Jose de San Martin

1992Nolan Ryan strikes out his 100th batter for 23rd consecutive seasons

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Notable Birthdays on July 26th

1959Kevin Spacey, South Orange NJ, actor (Dad, Henry & June, Darrow)

1856George Bernard Shaw, Dublin Ireland, dramatist (Pygmalion-Nobel 1925), (d. 1950)

1964Sandra Bullock, Wash DC, actress (Speed, Net, Love & War)

1875Carl Gustav Jung, Switzerland, doctor (founded analytic psychology), (d. 1961)

1928Stanley Kubrick, Bronx NY, director (2001, Dr Strangelove, Lolita)

1957Wayne Grady, Brisbane, Australia, PGA golfer (1990 PGA Champion)

July 26th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on July 26th

1895Physicist and chemist Marie Curie (27) weds physicist Pierre Curie (36) in Sceaux, France

1995Musician Mick Fleetwood (48) weds Lynn Frankel

1997Director James Cameron (42) weds actress Linda Hamilton (40) in Malibu, California

1849Prime Minister of Canada John Abbott (28) weds Mary Bethune at bride's parents home

July 26th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on July 26th

1925William Jennings Bryan, lawyer (Scopes-monkey trial), dies at 65

1984Ed "Psycho" Gein, mass murderer (Psycho based on him), dies at 78

1952Eva Peron-Duarte, Argentina's 1st lady, dies at 33

1984George Gallup, pioneer of public opinion polls, dies of a heart attack at 82

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