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 - FBI
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Federal Bureau of Investigation

1908: United States Attorney General Charles Joseph Bonaparte issues an order to immediately staff the Office of the Chief Examiner. After several name changes, it would finally be renamed the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1935.

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