Amelia EarhartÕs Birthday
Amelia Earhart (1897-1937 presumed disappearance) was an American aviation Pioneer and author, known for being the first female aviator to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean. But AmeliaÕs records also include writing best-selling books and supporting the Equal Rights Amendment. She disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean during an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937.
We are still fascinated about her life, career and disappearance. The spirit of adventure she had since she was a child and the countless hours she spent in the large family library seem to be the perfect prelude for her career. She became a celebrity after her 1928 transatlantic flight, what helped her promote aviation and encouraged her to continue her flight career.
There are many legends and myths about her death. The most powerful theory says that her plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the ocean. Over $4 million were spent in her search efforts, but no clear answer was found.
After her death, at least four memorial flights have occurred and many monuments and museums have been built in her memory.
By Gabriel Jimenez Perera
Student at CET Services
24 julio, 2015