This day in history: Amelia Earhart becomes first woman to fly across the Atlantic

Today in History for May 20th
Today in History for May 20th


On May 21, 1932, Amelia Earhart set out to become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean alone after becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic as a passenger four years prior.

The trip from Newfoundland to Ireland was completed in 14 hours and 56 minutes.

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