Amelia Earhart A) First solo flight across the Atlantic by a woman. Roger Bannister B) First black president of South Africa. Christian Barnard C) Along with Robert Peary, was the first to discover the North Pole. Yuri Gagarin D) First human to travel in space. Nelson Mandela E) First to use the assembly line in manufacturing. Neil Armstrong F) First solo non-stop transatlantic flight. Charles Lindbergh G) First man to walk on the moon. Jonas Salk H) First to run the mile in under four minutes. Henry Ford I) First to create the polio vaccine. Matthew Henson J) First surgeon to perform a human heart transplant.