Important Moments in June 18 History

1928: Amelia Earhart's Flight

808s and Heartbreak was about the loss of a woman that Kanye West knew personally. Yeezus's release date pays tribute to a famous lost woman of the past. On June 18, 1928, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly an airplane across the Atlantic Ocean. Years later, she would attempt a circumnaviation of the entire planet that would end less well. Although recent research indicates we may be closer than ever to discovering her whereabouts.

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