(July 22, 1793) Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first known human to cross North America from coast to coast.
(July 22, 1933) Wiley Post returned to Floyd Bennett Field in New York City after completing the first solo flight around the world in seven days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes. He was greeted by more than 50,000 people upon his return.
(Died on July 22, 2018)
Frank Havens, American canoeist (b. 1924).