July 26, 2017
Today is 207th day of the year
159 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1856 - "George Bernard Shaw, Irish born playwright"
  • 1894 - "Aldous Huxley, English novelist; author of 'Brave New World'"
  • 1927 - "Danny La Rue, Entertainer"
  • 1928 - "Stanley Kubrick, US film director; '2001' & 'The Shining'"
  • 1943 - "Mick Jagger, Rock singer with 'The Rolling Stones'"
  • 1946 - "Helen Mirren, Actress"
  • 1954 - "Vitas Gerulatis, American tennis player"
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events today

  • 1908 - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was formed in the United States
  • 1945 - The Labour Party won a landslide victory in Britain's general election
  • 1952 - "Eva Peron, the Argentinian leader, died"
  • 1956 - President Nasser of Egypt nationalised the Suez Canal Company
  • 1957 - The USA test launched the first intercontinental ballistic missile
  • 1978 - The Queen began an official visit to Canada
  • 1981 - "Riots continued in Toxteth, near Liverpool"
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