Amelia Mary Earhart was born in Atchison on July 24, 1937. She Disappeared on July 24, 1937over the central Pacific Ocean during an attempt to become the first woman to fly around theworld. Amelia Earhart is also known as Lady Lindy. Amelia Earhart was a pilot and a pioneer forwomen. Amelia was in the news for more than her flight because of her fashion. She was thefirst woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, have numerous Aviation records and First woman to receive a National Geographic Society Gold Medal.In addition; she was the firstfemale to ever receive the Air force Distinguished Flying Cross. Amelia is also an author of manybooks like Fun of it and 20 hours 40 minutes.