History is a cause of celebration and reflection. It is a source of inspiration. There have been uncountable inventions, innovations, treaties, and other significant events in the past and all of them have something to teach us, to inspire us to keep going and not to stop even if we fail. Start your day with a positive thought. Do something great today and we might publish it in our Daily Column in the years to come. Let us read the historical milestones of July 22:
1729: Diamonds found in Minas Geras, Brazil
Gold was found in 1698 and 1729 diamonds were found. These valuable items made extraordinary commodities in the eighteenth century, and Ouro Prêto, the previous authoritative focus of MinasGerais, turned into a city of incredible wonder, with various perfectly designed places of churches. By 1800, however, the most extravagant gold sources had been spent.
1793: Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first Euro-American to complete a transcontinental crossing of Canada
Sir Alexander Mackenzie ( 1764 – 12 March 1820) was a British explorer known for achieving the main east to west intersection of America north of Mexico in 1793, which went before the more celebrated Lewis and Clark Expedition by 12 years.
1893: Katharine Lee Bates writes “America the Beautiful” in Colorado
Katharine Lee Bates just stayed through one summer living in Colorado, however that year she composed the words to one of the United States’ most acclaimed energetic songs, “America the Beautiful.
1931: 1st solo flight around the world 7d 19hrs (Wiley Post)
Wiley Hardeman Post (November 22, 1898 – August 15, 1935) was an acclaimed American pilot during the interwar period and the main pilot to fly solo far and wide. Likewise known for his work in high-height flying, Post created one of the primary weight suits and found the fly stream. One-looked at pioneer pilot, Wiley Post, turned into the first to fly solo far and wide on this day in 1933. He set another separation record having flown 15,596 miles (25,099km).
1954: US Virgin Islands adopts constitution (Revised Organic Act)
The Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands is a United States government law that canceled and supplanted the past Organic Act of the Virgin Islands. It was passed on July 22, 1954, by the U.S. Congress. Like other natural acts, it functions as a constitution for a region of the United States.
1983: Dick Smith makes 1st solo helicopter flight around the world
Australian businessman and adventurer Dick Smith (1944–) finished the primary solo helicopter trip the world over in 1983. Smith additionally settled two different records during this excursion, turning into the primary individual to make an independent helicopter trip over the Atlantic Ocean and the first to make an independent helicopter departure from the USA to Australia. During the journey, Smith shrouded 56,742 km in 315 hours of flying time.
1997: The second Blue Water Bridge opens between Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario
The Blue Water Bridge is a twin-range universal scaffold over the St. Clair River between Port Huron, Michigan, and Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. The bridge was finished in 1938. The subsequent bridge was included in 1997. The first Blue Water connect now conveys three paths of westward traffic and the Second Blue Water Bridge conveys three paths of eastward traffic.
1997: “One Piece”, world’s best-selling manga and comic series, written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda first appears serialized in “Weekly Shōnen Jump” in Japan
One Piece is a Japanese shōnen manga series composed and shown by Eiichiro Oda. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine since July 22, 1997, and has been gathered into 96 tankōbon volumes as of April 2020.
2012: Pranab Mukherjee is elected 13th President of India
Pranab Mukherjee (brought into the world 11 December 1935), Bharat Ratna; Padma Vibhusan is an Indian government official who filled in as the thirteenth President of India from 2012 until 2017. In a political profession crossing five decades, Mukherjee has been a senior head in the Indian National Congress and has involved a few pastoral portfolios in the Government of India.
2019: India’s lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2 successfully takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota aiming to be the fourth nation to soft-land on the moon
The most recent strategic off on July 22 from the Satish Dhawan space focus in Sriharikota, an island off the shore of the southern Indian province of Andhra Pradesh. The generally $140 million is crucial because of land in the lunar South Pole locale. The mission expected to look for indications of water An effective landing would have made India the fourth nation to land a vessel on the lunar surface