Thursday, July 2, 2009
On July 2nd, 1937, Amelia Earhart and co-pilot Fred Noonan took off from New Guinea headed for Howland Island in the South Pacific. They were never seen again. They had embarked on their round the world flight in their twin engine Lockheed Electra on June 1st. Earhart was 39. She appears three times in A Book of Ages.