On this day:

1933 American aviator Wiley Post becomes the first person to fly solo around the Earth

1983 First solo helicopter flight around the world

2019 India’s lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2 successfully takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota aiming to be fourth nation to soft-land on the moon

Born on this day:

1923 Mukesh, Indian singer

Gone on this day:

1918 Indra Lal Roy, Indian World War I flying ace, dies at 19