Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Today In History; Charles Lindbergh And The Spirit of St. Louis Arrive In Paris
1927: Thirty-three hours after Charles Lindbergh took off from New York in his single engined plane, The Spirit of St. Louis, he arrived in Paris. This first nonstop solo crossing of the Atlantic earned the American aviator the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Medal of Honor.
Posted by Princessa at 5/21/2008 01:40:00 PM