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One of the most well-known facts about Amelia Earhart is that she vanished on July 2, 1937 while attempting the first around-the-world flight to take place along the equator. Earhart left for the trip in June 1937 and va... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Amelia Earhart made a strong contribution in breaking the stereotypical molds of women in the early 1900s. On May 25, 1923, Amelia Earhart received her license to fly airplanes. More »

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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 »

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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 »

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