On this day: July 22

Posted: 10:59 AM EDT Jul 12, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Jul 22, 2016

Wiley Post completes the first solo flight around the world, John Dillinger is gunned down behind a Chicago theater, two Soviet dogs become cosmonauts, and Prince George arrives to great fanfare, all on this day.

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2013: With fanfare fit for a prince, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and husband Prince William welcome their first child, George Alexander Louis, at St. Mary's Hospital in London, England. After his grandfather and father, Prince George of Cambridge is third in line to succeed his great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.

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