What happened today, and who was born/died

BIRTHS
07/26/1856
  George Bernard Shaw, dramatist (Pygmalion) (Nobel 1925) in Dublin
07/26/1875
  Carl Jung, founded analytic psychology.
07/26/1894
  Aldous Huxley, author (Brave New World).
07/26/1928
  Stanley Kubrick, director (2001, The Shining, A Clockwork Orange)
07/26/1943
  Mick Jagger, never gathers moss
EVENTS
07/26/
  Delta Aquarid meteor shower, radiant in Aquarius.
07/26/
  The start of the Black-Eyed Peas Jamboree in Athens, Texas
07/26/
  Independence Day, celebrated in Liberia.
07/26/1775
  Benjamin Franklin becomes the first Postmaster General.
07/26/1847
  Liberia gains its independence.
07/26/1887
  first book published in Esperanto. Not a hit.
07/26/1908
  Federal Bureau of Investigation established
07/26/1947
  Department of Defense established
07/26/1953
  Fidel Castro begins revolution against Batista
07/26/1953
  Korean War Armistice is signed.
07/26/1956
  Egypt seizes the Suez Canal
07/26/1957
  USSR launchs 1st intercontinental multi-stage ballistic missle.
07/26/1963
  US launches Syncom 2, the first geosynchronous satellite
07/26/1965
  Republic of Maldives gains independence from Britain (Nat'l Day).
07/26/1971
  US launches Apollo 15 to the Moon
07/26/1982
  Canada's Anik D1 comsat launched by US delta rocket.

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