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Earhart, Amelia Mary

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1937? AD.

Nationality: Unknown
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US aviator


as passenger, became 1st woman to fly across Atlantic Ocean 1928


vice-president of Luddington Airlines, Inc. 1930-1931


made 1st female solo trans-Atlantic airplane flight 1932, flying from Newfoundland to Wales


made 1st solo flight from Honolulu to US mainland 1935


made 1st solo flight from Mexico City to New York City 1935


began attempt at around-the-world airplane flight 1937, but disappeared near Howland Island in Pacific Ocean


2nd wife of George Putnam 1931


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