Calendar of Events for Atchison, KS
MAY 2018
May 20 Amelia Earhart Day - proclamation by President Reagan in 1984
 
JULY 2018
July 20-21 Annual Amelia Earhart Festival
July 24 Happy Birthday Amelia Earhart July 24, 1897
   
AUGUST 2018
August 3 1929 Amelia Earhart returned back to New York and participated in the national network broadcast to Richard Bird at the South Pole.
 
SEPTEMBER 2018
September 1934 Amelia Earhart gave speech in New York Herald Tribune two-day annual forum, where Purdue President Elliot met her and asked her to work for Purdue.
September 21-22 Forest of Friendship
 
OCTOBER 2018
October 15 1928 Amelia Earhart landed at Bowman Field, N.J., completing her cross-country flight, first one made by a woman pilot
 
NOVEMBER 2018
November 10 1936 Amelia Earhart wrote to Franklin Roosevelt presenting her World Flight plans and problems in details, asking him to provide Navy support and cooperation.
 
DECEMBER 2018
December 17 1933 Amelia Earhart gave a dedication speech for the opening of the new aviation hall at the Franklin Institute Museum, Philadelphia, then continued her lecture tour.
 
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