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July 22nd Trivia

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July 22nd In Pop Culture History

1587 - A second group of English settlers arrived on Roanoke Island off North Carolina to re-establish the deserted colony.

1796 - Surveyors of the Connecticut Land Company named an area in Ohio "Cleveland" after Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the superintendent of the surveying party.

1933 - Wiley Post became the first person to fly solo around the world, traveling 15,596 miles (25,099 km) in seven days, 18 hours and 45 minutes.

1934 - In front of Chicago's Biograph Theater, "Public Enemy No. 1" John Dillinger was shot and killed by FBI agents.

1962 - Mariner 1 spacecraft flew off course several minutes after launch and had to be destroyed by remote control.

1989 - #1 Hit July 22, 1989 - August 4, 1989: Martika - Toy Soldiers

1991 - Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested in Milwaukee after police discovered human remains in his apartment.

1996- The Daily Show premiered on Comedy Central

2000 - #1 Hit July 22, 2000 - July 28, 2000: Matchbox Twenty - Bent

2011 - Norway was the location of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo(killing 8 and injuring 209), the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya, killing 69 and injuring 110.

July 22nd
Celebrity Birthdays

I'd Wager...

Keith Sweat (1961)
Albert Brooks (1947)
David Spade (1965)
George Clinton (1940)
Danny Glover (1946)
I bet you I could stop gambling.

 



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