Amelia Earheart was born July 24, 1897. She disappeared July 2, 1932 while trying to fly across the globe in an airplane. Earheart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
A tremendous feat that stunned a nation and opened the world’s eyes to possibilities of modern avaiation. Amelia Earheart was a pioneer for aviation and women’s rights. Fearless and determined Earheart once said,
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
It has been rumored the Japanese seized her in the Marshall Islands on her attempt to circumnavigate the globe, though many still feel her fate still remains a mystery. Many seek to know this legend’s fate and it may seem a desperate attempt to add finality and closure.
This is highly disputed and many will not believe it. Whether I do or not is still up in the air.
The Japanese have reportedly told reporters that there are no records showing Earhart being reported to authorities. Is this true? Quite honestly, the world will probably never know.