On this day in History: The Lindbergh baby kidnapped

By Kathleen Guill

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Posted 3/1/22

On March 1, 1932, Charles Lindbergh, Jr., the 20-month-old son of aviation hero Charles Lindbergh, was kidnapped from his bedroom.

The crime captured the attention of the entire nation. The family had just moved into a new mansion in Hopewell, New Jersey. Lindbergh was known as the first person to fly the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927.

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