Wright Brothers Day

Wright Brothers Day

Wright Brothers Day (December 17) is a United States national 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 Wright on 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.

ee also

*National Aviation Day

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