On This Day: July 22nd
This is 204th day of the year and 162 days remain in the year.
Wiley Post became the first person to fly solo around the world.
John Dillinger was shot to death outside Chicago's Biograph Theater.
Congress restored Confederate general Robert E. Lee's U.S. citizenship.
July 22 BirthdaysGregor Mendel1822–84, Austrian monk noted for his experimental work on heredity.
Stephen Vincent Benétauthor
Emma Lazaruspoet and essayist
Oscar de la Rentafashion designer
Amy Vanderbiltjournalist, author