- Wright Brothers Day
Wright Brothers Day (
December 17) is a United Statesnational observation.
US Code quotation
TITLE 36, Subtitle I, Part A, CHAPTER 1, § 143
:(a) Designation. December 17 is Wright Brothers Day.:(b) Purpose. Wright Brothers Day commemorates the first successful flights in a heavier than air, mechanically propelled airplane, that were made by
Orville and Wilbur Wrighton December 17, 1903, near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.:(c) Proclamation. The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation inviting the people of the United States to observe Wright Brothers Day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.
National Aviation Day
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