Two Welsh villages, two miles apart, claim to be the spot where Amelia Earhart touched down to become the first woman to complete a transatlantic flight. Both villages have monuments to the historic day in June of 1928. But can theyShow More Summary
As America endured the drab years of the Great Depression, Amelia Earhart's exploits were a bright spot. She broke gender barriers by completing solo flights most male pilots hadn't accomplished and traveled the country speaking of women's empowerment and the glorious promise of air travel. Then, she vanished. Her mysterious disappearance over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 has […]
The disappearance of Amelia Earhart during an attempt to fly around the world in 1937 has long been an unsolved mystery. Now, an organization called The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, or TIGHAR, claims that, instead...Show More Summary
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One of history’s greatest missing person mysteries surrounds Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan, whose plane was lost somewhere in the Pacific near Honolulu in 1937. A bunch of people calling themselves The International Group...Show More Summary
1923 - USS Colorado (BB 45) is commissioned. Notable during her pre-World War II service, she helps in the search for missing aviator, Amelia Earhart, in 1937. During WWII,
For her new Belstaff capsule collection, Liv Tyler chose to create the same tailored military coats and shearling-collared jackets worn by Amelia Earhart while she prepared for her first flight. “Amelia was the perfect inspiration: Besides wearing Belstaff back then, she was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic by herself and attempt to fly around the ... More »
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Many generations have gone by since the world-riveting exploits of Charles Lindbergh, since the tragic mystery of Amelia Earhart, since…
June 09--In 1897, William McKinley was in the White House, aviator Amelia Earhart was a baby and the Quincy "L" station was built in Chicago's downtown. Some 119 years later, the stop at Quincy and Wells streets in Chicago's Loop is still
Cam wrote her current hit, "Mayday," about a failed relationship, but when it came time to come up with a concept for the video, she turned to a plot line that highlighted one of her heroes, Amelia Earhart. "She was just a badass and didn't care what people thought. She wasn't...
Dan Harmon’s put his time machine to good use on his short-form History series, Great Minds—he’s already brought Ludwig van Beethoven and William Shakespeare into the present for some face time, with varying degrees of pleasantness.Show More Summary
Master builders Ellen Kooijman (Alatariel) and Brad Meltzer have devised this awesome Amelia Earhart LEGO set!
It was the biggest air and sea search in U.S. history — at least until Amelia Earhart vanished in 1937. Weeks overdue for its scheduled arrival at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor, the Navy was mystified as to the whereabouts of the U.S. tugboat Conestoga and its crew of 56. The tug had departed Mare Island...
Instructions from 1984: how to send an ‘E mail’. Amazing Submarine Concepts. 10 Things School Didn’t Tell You About Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance. Spring is here (although it doesn’t feel like it in the DC area): equinox science,Show More Summary
image credit Amelia Earhart's disappearance has always been presented as an unfathomable mystery, especially to schoolchildren. We were told about this celebrated woman who disappeared 'somewhere' in the Pacific. We don't know what happened to her, and we probably never will. But what of the evidence we already have? The Presurfer
Marie Curie. Amelia Earhart. Gertrude Ederle. Famous names in women's history, whose contributions to their fields have implications far beyond gender. Today, with a resolution introduced by Congressman Elijah Cummings and supported by Susan G. Show More Summary