Amelia Earhart is famous for being the first woman to fly over the Atlantic Ocean and for disappearing when flying over the Pacific Ocean. She became the first female solo pilot to cross the Atlantic in 1932 on May 20 an... More » History Inventions

Amelia Earhart changed history by contributing to the women's rights movement in America, helping advance the social standing of women through her teaching and writing and her feats as a pilot. She is most well known for... More » History Modern History Exploration & Imperialism

Amelia Earhart did have one younger sister named Grace Muriel. Grace Muriel Earhart was born on Dec. 29, 1899 in Kansas City. The parents of Amelia and Grace Muriel were Amy and Edwin Earhart. More » History Modern History US History
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Amelia Earhart was born to Edwin Earhart and Amelia (Amy) Otis, and she had one sister, Muriel.She mostly grew up in her maternal grandparents ' household. More » History Modern History US History

Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She was a celebrated American heroine until she disappeared during a flight between Lae, New Guinea and Howard Island in 1937. Though Earhart is s... More » Vehicles Airplanes & Helicopters

According to Biography, Amelia Earhart married George Putnam on Feb. 7, 1931. Putnam was her publicist. Their relationship developed during her meteoric rise to fame. More » History Modern History US History

Amelia Earhart was an author, pilot and women’s rights activist. Born on July 24, 1897, she was the first woman to make a solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by plane. She disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly arou... More » Art & Literature