First Woman to Fly Across the United States Nonstop 1932
Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author.
Born July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas, Earhart developed a passion for adventure at a young age, steadily gaining flying experience from her twenties. Earhart achieved celebrity status after cross the Atlantic by airplane in 1928.
On the 24th August, 1932 Amelia Earhart flies from Los Angeles to New Jersey solo making her the first women to fly across the United States nonstop.
She set many other records, wrote bestselling books about her flying experiences, and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety Nines, an organisation for female pilots.
Extra Note: Amelia Earhart disappeared July 2, 1937, aged 39, en route to Howland Island from Lae, New Guinea.
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