This Saturday marks 90 years since aviator Charles Lindbergh made his historic first nonstop solo transatlantic flight from New York to Paris aboard the Spirit Of St. Louis. The Onion takes a look back at the most important milestones in the history of aviation.

150,000,000 B.C.

Birds seem to have it down pretty well

1485

Leonardo da Vinci draws detailed sketch of an airline passenger

1709

Bartolomeu de Gusmão designs an airship similar to a modern hot air balloon that is immediately confiscated by his Algebra teacher

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1873-1898

Inclement weather delays

1903

Orville and Wilbur Wright’s first flight at Kitty Hawk gives hope that humans might one day have the technology to leave North Carolina

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1909

The first flight by a commercial airline is followed moments later by the first public apology by a commercial airline

1914

Aviation engineers make breakthrough discovery that these things can also be used to kill people

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1944

Oklahoma A&M basketball player Bob Kurland becomes the first person to dunk

1980

Spirit Airlines launches with the goal of bringing the glamour of bus travel to the air

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2102

Baby cries throughout entire flight from Tampa to Mars