On this day: July 26

Published On: Jul 25 2012 05:47:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 26 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Inca civilization suffers a blow, the Postal Service, the FBI and the CIA are born, The Babe makes his last public appearance, and the space shuttle returns to space, all on this day.

OTD July 26 - Dorothy Hamill
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1956: Figure skater Dorothy Hamill, the 1976 Olympic champion in ladies' singles and the 1976 World champion, is born in Chicago, Illinois.

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