If you’re a history enthusiast like myself then you’ll probably appreciate the significance of today. 118 years ago Amelia Earhart was born. She is possibly the most famous female pilot in history after leading an amazing life in the realm of aviation and ending with a mysterious death. She is most famous for being the first women, and second pilot, to solo non stop across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia inspired countless women to follow their dreams and her legacy should always be remembered as such.
If you’re interested in reading a good article the summarizes her life then the Women in Aviation and Space History is a pretty good place to start.