Apollo 15 on way to the moon, July 26, 1971. (AP Photo)

Today in History: July 26

Inside the story: Photo gallery

On July 26, 1775, the Continental Congress established a Post Office and appointed Benjamin Franklin its Postmaster-General.


John’s Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

Expect another decent round of showers and storms this afternoon. Today the western and central parts of the state will be favored with a ha…