Ruth Carol Taylor becomes the first black flight attendant

February 11

On February 11, 1958, Ruth Carol Taylor became the first black flight attendant. 

She made history during a flight from Ithaca to New York City.


Tillery, A. E. (2018, February 11). This Day in black history: Ruth Carol Taylor becomes first African american flight attendant. CW39 Houston. Retrieved February 1, 2023, from 

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