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Notable Historical Events for July 26th

1822Secret meeting of Simon Bolivar & Jose de San Martin

1970Reds Johnny Bench hits 3 consecutive HRs of Phillies Steve Carlton

198136th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Pat Bradley

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

1579Francis Drake leaves San Francisco to cross Pacific Ocean

1948Leo Durocher returns to Ebbets Field as a NY Giant

1988Mike Schmidt sets NL record appearing in 2,155 games at 3rd base, as Phillies & NY Mets end that game at 2:13 AM

1957Mickey Mantle hits career HR # 200

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

1959Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Western Golf Open

July 26th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on July 26th

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

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

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

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

1894Aldous Huxley, Godalming, Surrey, English author (Brave New World, Island)

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

July 26th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on July 26th

1995Musician Mick Fleetwood (48) weds Lynn Frankel

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

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

1942Science fiction author Isaac Asimov (22) weds Gertrude Blugerman in Brooklyn, New York

July 26th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on July 26th

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

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

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

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

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