- Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1898.
- 1928- First woman to fly a transatlantic flight. Also the first woman to fly the Atlantic alone.
-1932- First woman to fly the Pacific Ocean nonstop from Mexico City to New York.
-1937- She and her navigator set out to fly around the world. Their plane disappeared on July 3 on route from Lae, New Guinea to Howland Island.