Today in History for January 11th

(11 Jan 2019) Highlights of this day in history: U.S. government warns of smoking risks, Amelia Earhart becomes first woman to fly solo across Pacific, Major League Baseball introduces designated hitter. (Jan. 11)

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Today in History for July 2nd

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Highlights of this day in history: Continental Congress votes to break away from Britain; Civil Rights Act signed; Amelia Earhart disappears; President James Garfield shot; Author Ernest Hemingway commits suicide; Actor Jimmy Stewart dies. (July 2)

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Today in History for June 18th

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Highlights of this day in history: Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America’s first woman in space; Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney born. (June 18)

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Today in History for May 20th

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Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh begins his trans-Atlantic flight; Amelia Earhart starts her trek across the Atlantic; Freedom Riders attacked in the South; Explorer Christopher Columbus, comedienne Gilda Radner die. (May 20)

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Today in History for May 20th

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Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh begins his trans-Atlantic flight; Amelia Earhart starts her trek across the Atlantic; Freedom Riders attacked in the South; Explorer Christopher Columbus, comedienne Gilda Radner die. (May 20)

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Yesterday On The Internet: Brands Remind Us How Much They Love Women (HBO)

Thursday March 8th is International Women’s Day, and thankfully brands are here to remind us all how much they do for women.

In honor of the special day, Mattel launched a new Barbie collection of inspiring women, including Amelia Earhart, Katherine Johnson, and Frida Kahlo, each molded in that body-positive style Mattel is known for. And in honor of the extraordinary accomplishments of women everywhere, McDonalds made the truly progressive move of flipping its iconic golden arches upside down.

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Today in History for January 11th

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Highlights of this day in history: U.S. government warns of smoking risks, Amelia Earhart becomes first woman to fly solo across Pacific, Major League Baseball introduces designated hitter. (Jan. 11)

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Photo revives speculation on Amelia Earhart fate

A documentary to be aired on the History Channel claims to have unearthed a beguiling new clue about the fate of legendary American aviatrix Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan. Citing photo evidence from the US National Archives, the History program suggests that rather than the prevailing belief that the two ditched their plane in the Pacific Ocean on the last leg of their journey around the world, Earhart and Noonan may have survived and been taken prisoner by Japanese forces.