George Ferris built the first Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The giant wheel had 36 cars that could hold up to 60 people for a total of passengers at a time and was as high as a 26 story building.
Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Attempting to fly around the world, on June Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, departed from Miami with great fanfare. She disappeared on July