THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

The Denver Post - - NATION & WORLD -

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.

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