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FAMOUS PIONEERS

 

 

Sir John Alcock and Sir A. Whitten Brown                   First persons to fly cross the Atlantic in 1919

Jean Gardner Batten                                                     First person to fly from England to New Zealand

Louis Bleriot                                                               First person to fly the English Channel from Calsis

                                                                                   To Dover

William Cody                                                              First person to fly in Great Britain in 1908

Charles Lindbergh                                                       First solo Atlantic flight in May 1927

Amelia Earhart                                                             First woman to fly the Atlantic June 1928

Amy Johnson                                                              First woman to fly solo from England to Australia

Verney L. Cameron                                                     First person to cross Africa from East to West

John William Draper                                                    First person to take a successful photograph of the

                                                                                  Human face

James Keir Hardie                                                       First Socialist to be elected to the House of Commons

Sherpa Tensing and Sir Edmund Hillary                       First mountaineers to reach the top of Mt. Everest

Yuri Gagarin                                                               First man to travel to space April 1961

Neil Armstrong                                                           First man to walk on the moon July 1969

 

 

 

 

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