On this day: July 26

Published On: Jul 25 2012 06:47:01 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 26 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

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 - Winston Churchill
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Library of Congress

1945: The official results of the United Kingdom's July 5 general election are announced, with the Labour Party winning by a landslide, officially removing Winston Churchill as prime minister, although he would continue to wield power as the leader of the country's opposition party and would be re-elected as prime minister in 1951.


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