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This day, August 8, 1908, as today in 2020, was a Saturday. On this day, August 8, 1908, Wilbur Wright flew at the Les Hunaudieres Race Course in Le Mans, France, his first of nine flights over the next few days. And as we say in 2020, the crowd went wild. Wilbur dispelled the disbelief. He shared in a letter …
Established in 1939 by President Franklin D. Rosevelt, National Aviation Day is celebrated August 19th, the birthday of Orville Wright. National Aviation Day recognizes the work of Wilbur and Orville Wright and the continued development and advancement of aviation. At Wright Brothers National Memorial we have a full day of events SCHEDULED. In Dayton, OH-(AP) – The National Museum of the …
In Commemoration Of The Conquest Of The Air By The Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright Conceived By Genius And Achieved Dauntless Resolution And Unconquerable Faith. The inscription around the base of the pylon atop Big Kill Devil Hill. November 19, 1932, Orville Wright, joined by his family, attended the dedication of the monument to himself and his brother Wilbur, (who …