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 This day in History - July 26
377 Historic Events for July 26
1899

Carel C van Essen, Dutch archaeologist (Italian and Roman art)

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1899

Danton Walker, Mariette Ga, columnist (Broadway Spotlight)

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1901

John Bleifer, Zawiercie Poland, actor (Highway to Heaven)

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1902

Australia beat England by 3 runs at Old Trafford

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1902

Gracie Allen, SF Calif, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns and Allen)

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1903

Donald Voorhees, Allentown Pa, conductor (Bell Telephone Hour)

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1904

Jack Allan Westrup, composer

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1906

Armando Jose Fernandes, composer

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1907

Gioconda de Vito, violinist

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1907

Istvan Pelle, Hungary, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1932)

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1908

Predecessor of the FBI is created by the Department of Justice

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1908

Salvador Allende Gossens, Chile's last elected president (1970-73)

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1909

Gerardina I "Diny" van Amstel, Dutch actress (Dijntje and Trijntje)

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1910

Philipus J Hoedemaker, theologist, dies at 71

Death
1912

Derek Riches, diplomat

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1913

Lou Salica, US, flyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1932)

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1913

Vivian Vance, comic sidekick

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1914

German chief of staff/gen von Moltke states ultimatum on Belgium

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1914

Ralph Hunsecker Blane, songwriter

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1914

British Min of Navy Winston Churchill orders British fleet to remain

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1914

Austrian-Hungary condemns Serbian ultimatum

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1915

James Murray, philologist, dies

Death
1915

International School for Wijsbegeerte forms

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1916

Gellio Benevenuto Coronaro, composer, dies at 52

Death
1917

Richard Desborough Burnell, England, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1948)

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