Why Famous: Completed the 1st solo flight around the world and discovered the jet stream.
- 1926-10-01 Oil field accident costs aviator Wiley Post his left eye, uses the settlement money to buy his 1st aircraft
- 1931-06-23 Wiley Post and Harold Catty take off for a flight around the world
- 1933-07-15 Wiley Post begins 1st solo flight around the world (takes 7d and 19hrs)
- 1933-07-22 Wiley Post completes the 1st solo flight round the world, takes 7 days and 19 hours
- 1934-12-07 Wiley Post discovers the jet stream