Thursday, 18 June 2015

throwback thursday - TBT #13



on june 18th, 1928, amelia earhart would become the first woman to have flown across the atlantic ocean. the flight departed from newfoundland (on june 17th) and arrived at the welsh coast more than 20 hours later, braving risky weather.

amelia earhart accompanied two other pilots on this flight and kept the flight log. her own solo flight across the atlantic would happen four years later, in 1932.

amelia earhart's transatlantic flight, june 18th 1928 - new york times front page
image source - the new york times


crowds gathered at southampton to greet amelia earhart after her 1928 transatlantic flight.



Thursday, 4 June 2015

throwback thursday - TBT #12

june 4th, 1919 - the 19th amendment to the united states constitution was passed, granting women in america the right to vote. (many of the states though, had passed their own legislation before, allowing women to vote.)
the 1920 general election was the first one in which women across all the states in the usa had the right to vote.

women's suffrage bill signed on june 4th 1919 granting women in the USA the right to vote

Monday, 1 June 2015

mundane monday - #54

who among us doesn't wish life came with a remote ?

if only we could skip the scenes we didn't like, or go back and forth as and when we please...


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