August 24, 1932 in History
1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart History:
July 2, 1937 - Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan disappear over Pacific Ocean
July 2, 1937 - Amelia Earhart Putnam, Dutch pilot/1st female to fly Atlantic, dies at 40
January 11, 1935 - Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland California (non-stop, of course)
August 25, 1932 - Amelia Earhart completes transcontinental flight
May 21, 1932 - 1st transatlantic solo flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart, lands
May 20, 1932 - Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland 1st woman fly solo across Atlantic
March 30, 1932 - Amelia Earhart is 1st woman to fly solo cross the Atlantic
June 17, 1928 - Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland to become 1st woman (passenger) to fly Atlantic (as a passenger in a plane piloted by Wilmer Stultz)
July 24, 1898 - Amelia Earhart, U.S. aviator, 1st woman to solo Atlantic

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