World History Minute: Lindbergh completes transatlantic flight (May 21, 1927)

World History Minute: Lindbergh completes transatlantic flight (May 21, 1927)
World History Minute: Lindbergh completes transatlantic flight (May 21, 1927)

World History Minute: Lindbergh completes transatlantic flight (May 21, 1927)

On this May 21st in 1927, Charles Lindbergh completed an airplane flight that would make him a world-famous hero. WBEZ history blogger John Schmidt tells us what made Lindbergh’s transatlantic flight from New York to Paris so historical. (Photo: AP Images).