July 22, 1933 CE – Wiley Post Arrives in New York After Flying Around the Globe Alone

July 22, 1933 CE – Wiley Post Arrives in New York After Flying Around the Globe AloneRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons The years between the World Wars could arguably be called the most romanticized in American history. An era of contrasts – intense optimism and Great Depression, burgeoning industry and organized crime – the booms and busts inspired people of the age to dare in a way many had not. One such man, a dashing American pilot named Wiley Post, cemented his legacy by becoming the first person to fly solo around the world on July 22, 1933. The handsome flyer had been born in the plains of […]