History Blog

July 26

Happy Birthday RIP George Bernard Shaw(1856–1950) Stanley Kubrick(1928–1999) Vivian Vance(Jones 1909–1979) ; Sir Michael “Mick” Jagger–70 “Helen Mirren”(Ilyena Mironoff)–68 Susan George–63 Dorothy Hamill–57 Nana Visitor(Tucker)–56 Kevin Spacey Fowler–54 Sandra Bullock–49 Jeremy Piven–48 Olivia Williams–45 Chris Pirillo–40 ; 1947 – President Truman signed the National Security Act, creating the Department of Defense, the National Security Council, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Joint Chiefs of Staff