Amelia Earhart

Aviator Amelia Earhart Full Name: Amelia Earhart


Profession: Aviator
Why Famous: First aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937, she disappeared over the Pacific Ocean.

Born: July 24, 1897
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atchison, Kansas, USA

Died: January 5, 1939 (aged 41)
Cause of Death: Declared dead after disappearing over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in a presumed plane crash

Married Life

  • 1931-02-07 Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart (33) weds publisher George Palmer Putnam (43) in Noank, Connecticut

Historical Events in the Life of Amelia Earhart

  • 1928-06-17 Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland to become 1st woman (passenger) to fly Atlantic (as a passenger in a plane piloted by Wilmer Stultz)
  • 1928-06-18 American aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the 1st woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean landing at Burry Port, Wales
  • 1932-05-20 Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland 1st woman fly solo across Atlantic
  • 1932-05-21 1st transatlantic solo flight by a woman (Amelia Earhart) lands in Ireland
  • 1932-08-24 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart
  • 1932-08-25 Amelia Earhart completes transcontinental flight
  • 1935-01-11 Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland Ca (non-stop, of course)
  • 1937-07-02 Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan disappear flying over the Pacific Ocean

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