Amelia Earhart

Filed under:
Air and Space People
Event date:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (This event repeats every year)
Location:
Atchison, Kansas
Born:
Saturday, July 24, 1897 (121 years ago)
Died:
Thursday, January 5, 1939 (41 years old)
Description:

Born July 24, 1897
Earhart was an aviation pioneer and was the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross. Her plane went missing on July 2, 1937, and she was declared dead on January 5, 1939.