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#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" at Mills Field. San Francisco celebrated the famous aviator by declaring the day “Lindbergh Day”, throwing a parade on Market Street, and hosting a reception at the Civic Center. A special enclosure was installed at Mills Field for his airplane. Image: Charles Lindbergh at Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco in the Spirit of St. Louis, September 16, 1927. 2011.134.001 This image was posted on September 16, 2019.