On This Day: July 22nd

This is 204th day of the year and 162 days remain in the year.

in history
Cleveland, Ohio, was founded by Gen. Moses Cleaveland.
Wiley Post became the first person to fly solo around the world.
John Dillinger was shot to death outside Chicago's Biograph Theater.
Franklin D. Roosevelt's "court packing" scheme was rejected by the U.S. Senate.
Congress restored Confederate general Robert E. Lee's U.S. citizenship.
Greg LeMond won his third Tour de France. A Minnesota native, Lemond was the first American to win the great French cycling race.
Saddam Hussein's sons, Uday and Ousay, were killed in a firefight.
Prince George of Cambridge is born. He is the first child of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
July 22 Birthdays
Gregor Mendel1822–84, Austrian monk noted for his experimental work on heredity.
Edward Hopperartist
Alexander Caldersculptor
Stephen Vincent Benétauthor
Emma Lazaruspoet and essayist
Oscar de la Rentafashion designer
Amy Vanderbiltjournalist, author

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