Tag Archives: Wilbur Wright

What Were You Doing on the Day of the First Flight?

Today marks the 113th anniversary of the first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The events of that historic day, December 17, 1903, are well recorded, including Orville Wright’s observations in his diary. Orville closed the entry with the mention … Continue reading






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Missing Wright Brothers Patent Found, Ahead of 110th Anniversary

Press Release via NARA Archives.gov March 24, 2016 National Archives Honors Wright Brothers with Upcoming Special Display Display celebrates 110th anniversary of awarding of the patent for a Flying-Machine Washington, DC.– The National Archives Museum celebrates the 110th anniversary of … Continue reading






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First Flight Photo runner-up in Ohio Memory Madness

For the past few weeks, the Wright Brothers’ First Flight Photograph has been competing in the Ohio History Connection’s third annual Ohio Memory Madness tournament – a bracket of sixty-four historical events from across the state all that competed for the unique … Continue reading






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