1. On this day in 1942, Pan Am scheduled the first flight around the world. In honor of this aviation milestone and the many that both preceded and followed it, flashback Friday is pleased to present this unique image from the Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy: “An airplane over downtown Manhattan, silhouetted against Wall Street skyscrapers.” (International News Photos, Inc.)

    On this day in 1942, Pan Am scheduled the first flight around the world. In honor of this aviation milestone and the many that both preceded and followed it, flashback Friday is pleased to present this unique image from the Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy: An airplane over downtown Manhattan, silhouetted against Wall Street skyscrapers.” (International News Photos, Inc.)

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