What Happened on July 26, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • At least 200 people are killed in a day of violence in Syria
  • Insurgent attack kills 19 people and destroys a helicopter at Baqubah, Iraq
  • North Korea is hit by Tropical Storm Khanun, killing 88 people and leaving 60,000 people homeless

Famous Weddings

  • NBA guard Rafer Alston (36) weds "Basketball Wives" star Ashley Walker at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Franz West, Austrian artist, dies at 65