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 - George Gallup
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1984: George Gallup, the pioneer of survey sampling techniques and inventor of the Gallup poll, dies of a heart attack at age 82 at his summer home in Tschingel, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland.

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