The Daily News | July 22

Venera 8 (USSR) softlanded on Venus, 1972
First battle of Atlanta, 1864
John Dillinger, Public Enemy Number One, killed, 1934
Carl Sandberg, poet, died, 1967
First golfer to shoot below his age (Sam Snead), 1979
Soyuz TM-3 (USSR) launched, 1987
John White led an expedition to Roanoke, Virgina, 1587
US postal system established, 1715
Marty Mann, American social reformer and author, died, 1980
Martial law in Poland lifted, 1983
Anniversary of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, West Germany (or 1284), 1376
James Whitcomb Riley, poet, died, 1916