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–71 “Helen Mirren”(Ilyena Mironoff)–69 Susan George–64 Dorothy Hamill–58 Nana Visitor(Tucker)–57 Kevin Spacey Fowler–55 Sandra Bullock–50 Jeremy Piven–48 Olivia Williams–46 Chris Pirillo–41 ; 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