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English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)

17th President of the United States

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English aviator Amy Johnson standing by the propeller of her DH Gipsy Moth plane 'Jason'
The book is one of 1,000 first editions printed to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Amy Johnson's disappearance 12 miles off the Kentish coast.
"The highlight on the ground came just after I passed through Oman -- we visited 2,000 girls at a school in Karachi and they were all celebrating Amy Johnson's life, it was magnificent and brought me to tears," Curtis-Tayloradded.
Last month, Tracey Curtis-Taylor recreated Amy Johnson's historic flight in 1930 from Great Britain to Australia, supported by global hospitality partner Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces.
Tracey has undertaken this tour to pay homage to Amy Johnson and her epic solo flight to Australia in 1930.
The 53-year-old aviatrix, who hopes to arrive in Sydney in January, said she was following in the footsteps of Amy Johnson, who became the first woman to fly solo from the UK to Australia in 1930 "For my whole life, I have been inspired by the achievements of pioneers like Amy Johnson," she said, adding that her own flight to Australia is the realization of a burning desire to "fly my beloved Boeing Stearman around the world." "I have the desire to do it but there are also the resources and a huge network of support behind me.
Ms Curtis-Taylor will follow in the slipstream of Amy Johnson, the pioneering British aviator who became the first woman to fly solo from Britain to Australia in 1930.
1941: Amy Johnson, English aviator and first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930, drowned in a mysterious accident over the Thames estuary.
The signage won't change until after "transition weekend" or "conversion weekend" starting March 21, says Simmons First spokeswoman Amy Johnson. That's when the two banking systems are to be fully integrated and the former Metropolitan Bank properties are renamed.
Its suggestions for who might go on the note, however, include the aviator Amy Johnson, Ada Lovelace, sometimes referred to as the first computer programmer, and Caroline Haslett, an electrical engineer.
Dallas, TX, July 02, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Main Event Entertainment's Director of Marketing, Amy Johnson, and Director of Sales, Scott Wade, will discuss how Main Event's marketing strategy has evolved since the company's start in 1998.
They are Francisco Aquino, LVT, The Animal Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; Melody Bedford, AA, RVT, Medical Center for Birds, Oakley, CA, USA; Sarah Kasterns, CVT, Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals, Milwaukee, WI, USA; Amy Johnson, CVT, Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners, Florida Veterinary Specialist, Tampa, FL, USA; Mandy Maddamma, RVT, Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, USA; and Peggy Nardone, LVT, Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics, Bedford Hills, NY, USA.
It is a theme that Claire Masset takes up in Department Stores, designating such shops as glittering 'palaces of consumption' by the first half of the 20th century with their ever-growing variety of goods displayed in equally dazzling displays: the pioneer aviatrix Amy Johnson's airplane in the window of Selfridges; a circus--including a lion kept overnight in the lift--imported by Bentalls of Kingston; flamingos in the 'garden in the sky' at Derry & Toms, opened in 1938.