updated 7/22/2005 12:06:24 AM ET 2005-07-22T04:06:24

Today is Friday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2005. There are 162 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On July 22, 1796, Cleveland, Ohio, was founded by General Moses Cleaveland.

On this date:
In 1587, a second English colony — also fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances — was established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina.

In 1916, a bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco, killing 10 people.

In 1933, American aviator Wiley Post completed the first solo flight around the world in seven days, 18 and three-quarter hours.

In 1934, a man identified as bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago’s Biograph Theater.

In 1937, the Senate rejected President Roosevelt’s proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court.

In 1942, gasoline rationing involving the use of coupons began along the Atlantic seaboard.

In 1943, American forces led by General George S. Patton captured Palermo, Sicily.

In 1946, Jewish extremists blew up a wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killing 90 people.

In 1975, the House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting to restore the American citizenship of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

In 1983, Samantha Smith and her parents returned home to Manchester, Maine, after completing a whirlwind tour of the Soviet Union.

Ten years ago: Susan Smith was convicted by a jury in Union, S.C., of first-degree murder for drowning her two sons. (She was later sentenced to life in prison.)

Five years ago: President Clinton, in Japan for a Group of 8 summit, addressed U.S. troops on Okinawa, where he said they “need to be good neighbors” with the island’s residents.

One year ago: The September 11 commission issued a report saying America’s leaders failed to grasp the gravity of terrorist threats before the devastating attacks of 9/11, but stopping short of blaming President Bush and former President Clinton. The Army Inspector General’s office released a report on abuses by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan which found 94 cases of confirmed or alleged abuse and 39 deaths. A new high-speed passenger train derailed in northwestern Turkey, killing 37 people.

Today’s Birthdays: Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, R-Kan., is 82. Singer Margaret Whiting is 81. Actor-comedian Orson Bean is 77. Actor Perry Lopez is 74. Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta is 73. Actress Louise Fletcher is 71. Director John Korty is 69. Rhythm-and-blues singer Chuck Jackson is 68. Actor Terence Stamp is 66. Game show host Alex Trebek is 65. Singer George Clinton is 64. Actor-singer Bobby Sherman is 62. Singer Estelle Bennett (The Ronettes) is 61. Movie writer-director Paul Schrader is 59. Actor Danny Glover is 58. Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 58. Rock singer Don Henley is 58. Actor Willem Dafoe is 50. Rhythm-and-blues singer Keith Sweat is 44. Actress Joanna Going is 42. Actor Rob Estes is 42. Folk singer Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls) is 42. Actor John Leguizamo is 41. Actor-comedian David Spade is 41. Actor Patrick Labyorteaux is 40. Actress Irene Bedard is 38. Actor Rhys Ifans is 38. Rock musician Daniel Jones is 32. Singer Rufus Wainwright is 32. Actress Franka Potente is 31. Actress A.J. Cook is 27.

Thought for Today: “The love we give away is the only love we keep.” — Elbert Hubbard, American author (1856-1915).

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