July 22

This Day in History

1977

Chinese Leader Deng Xiaoping Restored to Power

On this day in 1977, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was restored to power after 10 years in exile. "I don't care if it's a white cat or a black cat," Deng Xiaoping once uttered, "it's a good cat as … (more...)

1975

Controversial Photo of Boston Fire of 1975 Taken

On this day in 1975, Boston Herald photographer Stanley Forman captured a dramatic moment on film, of a mother and her goddaughter falling from a faulty fire escape during the Boston Fire of 1975. The … (more...)

1933

Wiley Post flies solo around the world

American aviator Wiley Post returns to Floyd Bennet Field in New York, having flown solo around the world in 7 days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes. He was the first aviator to accomplish the feat. Post, … (more...)