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Who was the first woman to cross the Atlantic alone in an airplane?

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January 22, 2008 1:26PM

Amelia Earhart (b. 24 July 1897 - d. 2 July 1937) was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20, 1932 (and the Pacific Ocean on January 11, 1935).