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.

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1952: Eva Perón, Argentine first lady and the subject of the musical "Evita," dies from cervical cancer at age 33 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She's seen here in October 1951, by which point she was too weak to stand without husband Juan Perón's aid.

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