Amelia's Earhart Time Line

Events

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

Studies

1916

Graduates from Hyde Park High School

First lesson

1917

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

Training

1921

Completed her flying lessons with Neta Snook a pioneer female aviator

World Record

1922

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

Pilot License

1923

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

Speed Record

1930

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

Trophy Winner

1934

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.