This Day in History: May 21

On May 21 in 1932, Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean as she lands in Northern Ireland, about 15 hours after leaving Newfoundland. Learn more about Amelia’s story at AmeliaEarhart.com.

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Maya Angelou – Google

CMG has been proud to have a number of its clients featured with Google Doodles. For Maya Angelou’s 90th birthday, Google created a stunning Google logo featuring a number of personalities reading Dr. Maya Angelou's poem, And Still I Rise.

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Amelia Earhart, The Flying Legend Who Sold Tomato Juice

Eighty years ago, on June 1, 1937, aviation legend Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, set out in a twin-engine Lockheed Electra from Miami to circumnavigate the globe. That fateful journey, which would end one month later when the Electra disappeared over the Pacific, almost never happened. The 40-year-old Earhart’s first attempt to circle

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Google Doodle Celebrates the Legacy of Pioneering Aviator Bessie Coleman

The letters spelling Google were rendered in the vapor trails of swooping, looping biplanes in a Doodle marking what would be the 125th birthday of aviator Bessie Coleman, Thursday. Coleman became the first female pilot of African-American descent, and also the first woman of Native American descent, to hold a pilot’s license. And she soared

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Mystery Deepens Over Bones Linked to Amelia Earhart

The partial skeleton of a castaway found in the 1940s on the Pacific island Nikumaroro shows some similarities to Amelia Earhart, scientists say. Though extensive searches have failed to turn up the bones, scientists have found a record of the bones’ measurements taken by a British doctor in 1941, they said. And those measurements match

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Amelia Earhart didn’t die in a plane crash, investigator says

As America endured the drab years of the Great Depression, Amelia Earhart’s exploits were a bright spot. She broke gender barriers by completing solo flights most male pilots hadn’t accomplished and traveled the country speaking of women’s empowerment and the glorious promise of air travel. Then, she vanished. Her mysterious disappearance over the Pacific Ocean

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Plane Tied to Earhart to Make New Home in Atchison

A unique piece of Amelia Earhart story — one with a 60-foot wingspan — soon will have a home in Atchison, Kansas. “Muriel,” an Electra Model 10E, will arrive in Atchison on Monday, Aug. 8, and plans are underway to house the plane in a new Amelia Earhart Museum, for which a fundraising effort is

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