Today's Google doodle-logo celebrates aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart's 115th birthday. According to Wikipedia, "Earhart was the first woman to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots."
She's famous because she went missing trying to become the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, on July 2, 1937. Recently, the The International [...]
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