July 26 is the 207th day of the year. There are 158 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).
+ 1788 – New York ratifies the United States Constitution and becomes the 11th state of the United States
+ 1946 – Aloha Airlines begins service from Honolulu International Airport
+ 1951 – Walt Disney's 13th animated film, Alice in Wonderland, premieres in London, England, United Kingdom.
+ 1958 – Explorer program: Explorer 4 is launched.
+ 1971 – Apollo program: Launch of Apollo 15 on the first Apollo "J-Mission", and first use of a Lunar Roving Vehicle.
+ 2005 – Space Shuttle program: STS-114 Mission: Launch of Discovery, NASA's first scheduled flight mission after the Columbia Disaster in 2003.
+ 2016 – Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for President of the United States by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
( Births )
+ 1739 – George Clinton, American general and politician, 4th Vice President of the United States (d. 1812)
+ 1929 – Joe Jackson, American talent manager, father of the Jackson family
+ 1939 – Bob Lilly, American football player and photographer
+ 1945 – Betty Davis, American singer-songwriter
+ 1956 – Dorothy Hamill, American figure skater
+ 1959 – Kevin Spacey, American actor and director
+ 1964 – Sandra Bullock, American actress and producer