Full Name: James Harold Doolittle
Profession: Aviation Pioneer
Biography: One of the most famous pilots during the inter-war period, he made many pioneering flights. During the Second World War, he served as an officer in the United States Army Air Forces, and earned the Medal of Honor for his valor and leadership.
- 1917-12-24 Famous pilot James Doolittle (21) weds high school sweetheart Josephine E. Daniels
- 1929-09-24 James Doolittle guides a Consolidated N-Y-2 Biplane over Mitchell Air Force Base in NY in the first flight to use only instrument guidance to take off, fly a set course and land
- 1942-04-02 USS Hornet with Jimmy Doolittles B-25 departs from San Francisco
- 1942-04-18 James Doolittle bombs Tokyo & other Japanese cities