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  • Today in Florida History May 21, 1929 – The first mail delivered by Pan American World Airways from Miami to Nicaragua left Biscayne Bay on this date. Pan Am, as it was more commonly known, began delivering U.S. international mail to Havana Cuba from Key West in 1927 and later Miami before securing mail delivery contracts for all of Central and South America. In the coming decades Pan Am became one of the largest commercial...Read more

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