THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Wednesday, July 26, the 207th day of 2017. There are 158 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1947: President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act, which reorganized America's armed forces as the National Military Establishment and created the Central Intelligence Agency.
1990: President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act.
IN THE WORLD
1847: The western African country of Liberia, founded by freed American slaves, declared its independence. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Rock star Mick Jagger is 74. Actress Helen Mirren is 72. Rock musician Roger Taylor (Queen) is 68. Olympic gold medal figure skater Dorothy Hamill is 61. Actor Kevin Spacey is 58. Actress Sandra Bullock is 53. Actor Jeremy Piven is 52. Actor Jason Statham is 50. Actress Kate Beckinsale is 44. Actress Eve Myles is 39.