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On this day in 1927, 25-year-old Charles Lindbergh (above) became
the first person to make a nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic
Ocean, taking off from New York’s Roosevelt Field and arriving in
Paris, France 33.5 hours later.

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Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis on the way to Paris.

Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris having just flown solo over the Atlantic © Getty

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Crowds race to meet Charles Lindbergh after he lands the Spirit of St. Louis in Paris.

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Charles Augustus Lindbergh
(February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974)

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Plaque at Harbour Grace, Newfoundland.    
  
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On May 20, 1932, Amelia Earhart took off from Newfoundland; she
landed in Ireland nearly 15 hours later, becoming the first woman
to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

    
      

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

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TODAY WE CELEBRATE ARMED FORCES DAY

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Armed Forces Day is a day to pay tribute to the men and women who serve the United States Armed Forces. The day is celebrated on the
third Saturday in May and is part of Armed Forces Week.

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Sequence of Mount St. Helens photos of the colossal landslide and ensuing lateral blast following the Mw 5.1 earthquake, 1980. Timestamps indicate the time following the earthquake.
On this day in 1980, Mt. Saint Helens erupted in Washington state. A
total of 57 people were killed along with 3 billion dollars in damage.

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Mt. Saint Helens as it looks today.

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FAMOUS GRUMPY FELINE HAS DIED AT 7

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Grumpy Cat (Tardar Sauce) (April 4, 2012 – May 14, 2019)

Grumpy Cat, was an American internet celebrity cat. She was known for
her permanently "
grumpy" facial appearance, which was caused by an
underbite and feline dwarfism. She came to prominence when a photo
of her was posted on September 22, 2012, on social news website called
Reddit by Bryan Bundesen, the brother of her owner Tabatha Bundesen.

Grumpy Cat died at home in the arms of her "mommy" Tabatha following complications from a urinary tract infection on May 14, 2019. Her death
was announced on May 17, 2019 on social media.
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Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died, according to reports. This file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing with her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, in New York, on Nov. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
This file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing with her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, in New York, on Nov. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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The U.S. Senate Watergate Committee began its hearings on this day
1973. Senator Sam Ervin (below) opened the first public hearing on
Presidential Campaign Activities, commonly known as Watergate.

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Richard Nixon leaves the White House following his resignation over 
the Watergate scandal.

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