Amelia's Earhart Time Line


Amelia Earhart

July 24, 1897 - July 2, 1937

Amelia Earhart Timeline ( 1897-1937 )
The dates and events in the life of the woman famous as an American aviation pioneer
Her early life, education, family and childhood
Learning to fly and her first plane
The first woman to fly non-stop across USA
Her mysterious disappearance

Date of birth

July 24, 1897

Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas, USA



Graduates from Hyde Park High School

First lesson


She recieved training from the Red Cross and volunteered as a nurse during the WW1



Completed her flying lessons with Neta Snook a pioneer female aviator

World Record


Set a world record for wome's flying with an altitude record of 14,000 feet

Pilot License


She became the 16th woman to be issued a pilot's license by the FAI

Speed Record


Set the women's world flying speed record of 181 18 mph. Obtained her air transport license

Trophy Winner


Won the Harmon Trophy for the third time

Amelia's Disappearance

July 2, 1937

Left New Guinea and disappeared near Howland Island. The last known position report was near the Nukumanu Islands. The circumstances of Amelia disappearance remain unresolved.