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 This day in History - July 26
377 Historic Events for July 26
1957

Wayne Desmond Grady, Brisbane Australia, PGA golfer (1990 PGA)

Birth
1957

Mickey Mantle hits career HR # 200

Event
1957

USSR launches 1st intercontinental multistage ballistic missile

Event
1958

Ramona Neubert, German DR, long jumper/pentathlete (Oly-4th-80)

Birth
1958

Army launches 4th US successful satellite, Explorer IV

Event
1959

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

Birth
1959

Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet/publisher (Amor), dies at 54

Death
1959

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Western Golf Open

Event
1960

LaTaunya Pollard, East Chic Ind, (Olympics-1980, 84)

Birth
1960

Italian govt of Fanfani forms

Event
1960

Mitch Kahn, San Clemente Calif, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)

Birth
1961

Yolanda Chen, Moscow Russia, triple jumper (indoor record)

Birth
1961

Andy Connel, rocker (Swingout Sister-Swingout)

Birth
1961

Gary Cherone, Boston, heavy metal vocalist (Extreme-More Than Words)

Birth
1961

Terri Nunn, rock vocalist (Berlin-Takes My Breath Away)

Birth
1962

Jody Reed, Tampa FL, infielder (San Diego Padres)

Birth
1962

Galina Chistyakova, Russian jumper (world record 1988)

Birth
1962

Maria Oeljanov, 1st airship with nuclear missiles, arrives in Cuba

Event
1962

Milwaukee Brave Warren Spahn sets HR record of 31 by a pitcher

Event
1963

US Syncom 2, 1st geosynchronous communications satellite, launched

Event
1963

Andrew C Timmons, Scottsdale Az, guitarist (Danger Danger-Screw It)

Birth
1963

Marianne Berglund, Sweden, cyclist (1983 Ruffles Tour of Texas)

Birth
1963

Skopje, Yugoslavia, destroyed by earthquake, kills 1,000+

Event
1964

Train from Povoa de Varzin, Portugal derails near Oporto, 94 die

Event
1964

Jeremy Piven, NYC, actor (Spence-Ellen, Grosse Pointe Blank)

Birth