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