Wright Brothers Day History
Wright Brothers Day celebrates Orville and Wilbur Wright who are credited with inventing the first airplane. They flew the first engine-powered, manned airplane on December 17, 1903 on the shores of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. They also are given credit with advancing aviation in warfare and as a common form of transportation.
Wright Brothers Day References and Related Siteswww.nationalgeographic.org: Wright Brothers History www.livescience.com: How Wright Brothers Changed the World