History Blog

July 26

Happy Birthday RIP George Bernard Shaw(1856–1950) Gracie Allen(1895–1964) Stanley Kubrick(1928–1999) Vivian Vance(Jones 1909–1979) William Blake Crump(“Blake Edwards” 1922–2010) ; Sir Michael “Mick” Jagger–80 Dame Helen Mirren(Mironoff)–78 Susan George–73 Dorothy Hamill–67 Nana Visitor(Tucker)–66 Kevin Spacey Fowler–64 Sandra Bullock–59 Jeremy Piven–58 Olivia Williams–55 ; 1947 – U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act of 1947 into United States law creating the Central Intelligence Agency, United States Department of Defense, United States Air Force, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the United States National Security Council