On 20 May 1927, Charles Lindbergh left New York and made the first solo flight across the Atlantic.
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When Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon, NASA had his heart wired up. You can start the bidding for the EKG at $200.
In Londonderry, Ireland on 21 May 1932, Amelia Earhart landed her plane after flying solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Because when you’re signing a $96 million contract, you don’t fly Southwest.
The Secretary of State gives valuable face time to Earhart enthusiasts.
Howard Hughes was a dashing millionaire who’d just turned 32 years old when he set a new speed record for a transcontinental flight on 19 January 1937.
If he’d waited a few days he could have been born on December 7th, Pearl Harbor Day. Which would have been fitting.