Amelia Earhart, officially Amelia Earhart Putnam and referred to in the press as “Mrs. Putnam”, arrived at Newark at 9:19 pm after crossing the United States in 17 hours and 7 minutes for a new airplane speed record.

It Happened on
July 08, 1933

The Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 08 Jul 1933, Sat, Page 1
Daily News, New York, New York, 30 Jul 1933, Sun, Page 113
The Boston Globe, Boston, Massachusetts, 17 Nov 1933, Fri, Page 10

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Amelia Earhart

American aviation pioneer and and the first woman aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean