On This Day: Amelia Earhart

National Library of Ireland, (c)2017

On May 1, 1930, the Aeronautics Branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce granted Amelia M. Earhart transport Pilot’s License No. 5716.

The license states that she was 31-years-old and recorded her appearance as:

“Weight: 118 lbs.

Height: 5 feet 8 inches

Color hair: blond

Color eyes:  grey”

Check out this historic license here!