What Happened on December 17, 1903

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Historical Events

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The Wright Brothers make the first sustained motorized aircraft flight at 10:35 AM, piloted by Orville Wright at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Famous Birthdays

  • Erskine P Caldwell, author (Tobacco Road, God's Little Acre)
  • Ray Noble, English bandleader, comedian and actor (The Very Thought of You), born in Brighton, Sussex, England (d. 1978)