• Lindbergh flew Atlantic solo on May 20-21, 1927.
  • The first solo nonstop Trans-Atlantic flight from New York to Paris was completed by Charles A. Lindbergh, a distance of  3,609 miles.
  • The Ryan-built “Spirit of St. Louis” cost $10,580 with the Wright J-5 engine.

Songs From 1927

  “Blue Skies”
 “I’m Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover”

Other Facts from 1927


President: Calvin Coolidge



Average annual income


New car


Loaf of bread


Gallon of milk


Gallon of gas




Dow Jones Average        175