Archive for December, 2011

New Year Babies

December 29, 2011

The news on New Year’s Day always includes stories of the first babies to be born in the New Year. Announcing babies born on the 1st of the year is popular as the New Year symbolizes a fresh start and rebirth.  The Dayton Daily News collection has photos and...
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Orville Wright

December 21, 2011

Dayton’s most famous sons are undoubtedly the Wright Brothers; Orville and Wilbur. The two brothers are credited with inventing and building the world’s first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight. This December marks the 108th anniversary of that fabled first flight, which...
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Pearl Harbor

December 2, 2011

Dec. 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy – the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. Those words were spoken 70 years ago by President Roosevelt after Japan attacked the US Naval Base...
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