26 July!

Some historical events that occurred on July 26th:

1. 1775: The United States Postal Service was established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin appointed as the first Postmaster General.

2. 1847: Liberia declared its independence, becoming the first African republic.

3. 1945: The Potsdam Declaration was issued by the United States, Great Britain, and China, calling for Japan's unconditional surrender during World War II.

4. 1953: The Cuban Revolution began with an attack on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba, led by Fidel Castro.

5. 1971: Apollo 15, a manned mission to the Moon, was launched from Cape Kennedy Space Center.

6. 2005: Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-114) was launched, marking NASA's first Shuttle flight since the Columbia disaster in 2003.

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