On this day: July 22

Published: Jul 12 2013 10:59:32 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 22 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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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