July 22, 2009 in History


A solar eclipse, the longest in history, lasts up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds, over parts of Asia and the Pacific Ocean

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1990 Greg LeMond of U.S. wins his 3rd Tour de France
1983 Dick Smith makes 1st solo helicopter flight around the world
1937 Senate rejects Franklin D.. Roosevelt proposal to enlarge Supreme Court
1933 Wiley Post completes 1st round-the-world solo flight
1796 Cleveland, Ohio, founded by General Moses Cleaveland
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