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Aviator Charles Lindbergh and his plane, "The Spirit of St. Louis"

September 21, 1927 — Charles Lindbergh

Aviator Charles Lindbergh was honored at The Del on September 21, 1927, following his solo trans-Atlantic flight from New York to France. Lindbergh's plane, "The Spirit of St. Louis," was built in San Diego where Lindbergh oversaw its construction. An estimated 1,000 people attended the historic celebration in the Crown Room (among them was humorist Will Rogers), which featured "Lone Eagle Stuffed Eggs," "Salad Lindbergh" and "Spirit of St. Louis Striped Bass."