Nov. 14, 2021

Around the World in 72 Days

Around the World in 72 Days

Around the World in 72 Days

On this day in 1889 American journalist, Nellie Bly set out to go around the world in 80 days, following the footsteps of the fictional character Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days. She started her adventure in Hoboken, NJ, and came back 72 days later.