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 This day in History - July 26
377 Historic Events for July 26
1917

J Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice

Event
1917

Bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1918

Race riot in Philadelphia (3 whites and 1 black killed)

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1918

Eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flyer (Victoria Cross), dies

Death
1919

James Lovelock, scientist

Birth
1919

Kenneth Snowman, antiquarian

Birth
1920

Carlos Troyer, composer, dies at 83

Death
1920

Bob Waterfield, NFL QB (Rams)

Birth
1922

Jason Robards Jr, Chicago, actor (A Thousand Clowns, Any Wednesday)

Birth
1922

Marjorie Lord, SF Calif, actress (Kathy-Danny Thomas Show)

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1922

Frank Price, CEO (British Waterways Board)

Birth
1922

Andrzej Koszewski, composer

Birth
1922

Blake Edwards, OK, writer/director (10, SOB, Breakfast at Tiffany's)

Birth
1923

Peter Carey, permanent secretary (DTI)

Birth
1923

[James] Hoyt Wilhelm, knuckleball pitcher (Orioles)

Birth
1924

Elias Motsoaledi, South African Umkhonto we Sizwe-commandant

Birth
1924

Louis Bellson, Rock Falls Ill, orch leader (Pearl Bailey Show)

Birth
1924

John Kilgour, director of prison medical services (Home Office)

Birth
1925

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

Death
1926

Philippines govt asks US to plebiscite for independence

Event
1926

National Bar Association incorporates

Event
1926

Barbara Jefford, actress (Saint, Reunion, Ulysses)

Birth
1926

Don Carter, bowling great (1st PBA president)

Birth
1926

James Best, Corydon Ind, actor (Savages, Sounder, Rolling Thunder)

Birth
1927

G S Ramchand, cricketer (valuable all-rounder in 33 Tests for India)

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