THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Satur­day, July 29, the 210th day of 2017. There are 155 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1958: Pres­i­dent Dwight D. Eisen­hower signed the Na­tional Aero­nau­tics and Space Act, cre­at­ing NASA.

IN THE WORLD

1588: The English at­tacked the Span­ish Ar­mada in the Bat­tle of Grav­e­lines, re­sult­ing in an English vic­tory. 1981: Bri­tain's Prince Charles mar­ried Lady Diana Spencer in a glit­ter­ing cer­e­mony at St. Paul's Cathe­dral in Lon­don. (How­ever, the cou­ple di­vorced in 1996.)

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

For­mer Sen. Nancy Kasse­baum-Baker is 85. For­mer Sen. El­iz­a­beth H. Dole is 81. Rock mu­si­cian Neal Doughty (REO Speed­wagon) is 71. Doc­u­men­tary maker Ken Burns is 64. Rock singer Patti Scialfa (Bruce Spring­steen and the E Street Band) is 64. Hip-hop DJ/ mu­sic pro­ducer Dan­ger Mouse is 40. Ac­tress Rachel Miner is 37. Ac­tress Kait­lyn Black is 34.

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