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TODAY IN HISTORY - JULY 26

► Kargil Victory Day or Kargil Vijay Diwas.
International Mangrove Day.



• 1745 – The first recorded women's cricket match takes place near Guildford, England.

• 1803 – The Surrey Iron Railway, arguably the world's first public railway, opens in south London, United Kingdom.

• 1847 – Liberia
declares its independence.

• 1856 - Playwright George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin, Ireland.

• 1945 - Winston Churchill resigned as Britain's prime minister after his Conservatives were soundly defeated by the Labor Party. He was succeeded by Clement Attlee.

• 1956 - Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal.

• 1958 – Explorer program: Explorer 4 is launched.

• 1965 – Full independence is granted to the Maldives, From Briton.

• 1971 – Apollo program: Launch of Apollo 15 on the first Apollo "J-Mission", and first use of a Lunar Roving Vehicle.

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