On this day: July 26

Published On: Jul 25 2012 05:47:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 26 2013 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 - Vivian Vance
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1909: Actress Vivian Vance, best known for her role as Ethel Mertz on the sitcom "I Love Lucy" and as Vivian Bagley on "The Lucy Show," is born Vivian Roberta Jones in Cherryvale, Kansas. She died of breast cancer and bone cancer at age 70 on Aug. 17, 1979.

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