22nd July in history

22nd July in history

Wiley Post completed the first solo flight around the world on this day in 1993; it took seven days and nineteen hours.

Did you know that:

• Willem Dafoe is an American actor born on this day in 1955
• Selena Gomez is an American singer and actress born on this day in 1992
• “One Piece”, the world’s best-selling manga and comic series, written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda first appeared serialized in “Weekly Shōnen Jump” in Japan on this day in 1997

// Compiled by Zoya Siddiqui

Zoya Siddiqui

Zoya is a fledgling journalist with a natural penchant for wordsmithery and a soft corner for environment and wildlife. A literature student, she contributes articles on history, environment and latest fads.

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