July 22: "Manchester Mummy", the first ever single-fly around the globe and "Venus-8"

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July 22, 1866 in Manchester, buried the so-called "Manchester Mummy," a rich Englishwoman Anna Bezvik, who suffered tafofobieyu - pathological fear of burial alive. After her death, her body was embalmed and 110 years old was checked for signs of life first by the family doctor Anna Bezvik, and after his death - by the Manchester Society of Natural Sciences.

1894 - on the route Paris-Rouen length of 126 km was the world's first car race. With 21 crews allowed to participate, the first to finish in 10 hours drove the count de Dion on a steam vehicle.
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1906 - Alfred Dreyfus, accused of treason in 1894 and sentenced to life in hard labor on the Devil's Island in French Guiana, was fully rehabilitated and awarded the Order of the Honorary Legion.

1921 - in the newspaper "Selyanska Pravda" appeared the first article of the Ukrainian writer Ostap Vishny.
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1933 - American pilot Willie Post made the first ever single flight around the globe, which lasted 7 days 18 hours and 49 minutes.

1946 - The United Nations International Conference on Healthcare, which approved and adopted the statutes of the World Health Organization (WHO), came to an end in New York, which came into force on April 7, 1948.
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1951 - Dogs Dezik and Gypsy became the first living creatures to make a suborbital flight - on a ballistic missile launched from the Kapustin Yar space center. They reached a height of 100 km. The dogs, strapped in special trays, were placed in a sealed cabin, separated from the rocket and descended on a parachute, which opened at an altitude of 5-7 km. The entire flight to the landing lasted about 20 minutes and the container with the dogs landed safely 20 kilometers from the launch site.

1961 - the first flight of the first Soviet ekranoplan "SM-1".
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1972 - the Soviet automatic interplanetary station "Venera-8", having covered a distance of more than 300,000,000 kilometers, reached the environs of the planet Venus.

1990 - American Greg Lemon with a result of 90 hours 43 minutes and 20 seconds for the third time won the race "Tour de France". Before that he won in 1986 and 1989.
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1995 - American astronomers Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp discovered a new comet, naturally named after them. And in 1997, everyone was able to admire the comet Hale-Bopp for a month.

2002 - the United States announced the largest bankruptcy in the history of the country. This procedure is launched against the scandalously known telecommunications company WorldCom.
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