Amelia Earhart: American Aviatrix

The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal makers. While we're digging through these archives, we often come across amazing photos that we're...
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The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal makers. While we're digging through these archives, we often come across amazing photos that we're...

The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal makers. While we're digging through these archives, we often come across amazing photos that we're just dying to share. So, without further ado, here's the one image that stands out to us this week:

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Flying in style: Amelia Earhart, circa 1928. January 11th, 1935 marks one of the many atmospheric accomplishments that Amelia Earhart achieved during her short but powerful run as the world's most famous Aviatrix. Taking off from Honolulu, Hawaii, she would make her way to Oakland, California, where she would become the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean. Earhart ruled the skies from the 1920s on through the 30s, breaking many records while astounding a global audience. And even now her legacy holds a permanent place flying high above us all.