On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Amy Johnson arrives in Croydon, England having flown from South Africa in a record 4 days and 16 hours

Aviator Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson

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