AVIATOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1897

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Amelia-Earhart

   Amelia Mary Earhart (July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937)

Earhart was a noted aviation pioneer and the first woman to receive the U.S. 
Distinguished Flying Cross.

During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937
in a Lockheed Model 10 Electra, Earhart disappeared over the central
Pacific Ocean near Howland Island. She was declared legally dead on 
January 5, 1939.

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Amelia Earhart waves from her Electra before taking off from Los Angeles, Ca. 
on March 10, 1937

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