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Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart fly across the Atlantic

On 20 May 1927, Lindbergh left New York to become the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic. Five years later, Earhart would become the first woman to do so.

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A patent for keeping severed heads alive

Filed under “science fiction, meet the US Patent Office.”

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Watergate hearings begin

The PBS network, not yet three years old, covered the hearings from gavel-to-gavel for 47 days and nights.