- from our story 'The Life and Death of ‘Our Aeroplane Girl’ – English Aviatrix Amy Johnson'
5th May 1930: 26-year-old English aviator Amy Johnson (1903 - 1941) standing in front of her Gipsy Moth just before she undertook a 19-day solo flight to Australia. She died in 1941 when an aircraft she was ferrying crashed into the Thames estuary. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
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Police Mugshot - Arrested on January 29, 1898, in Nebraska, USA, the police notes tell us that Goldie Williams, also known as Mag Murphy, stood just 5 feet tall and weighed 110 pounds. She refused to unfold her arms and stop making this face for her mugshot.