Unique Holiday of August 19th: Aviation Day

By: Sean Sporman Email
By: Sean Sporman Email

Created in 1939 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Aviation Day celebrates the birthday of aviation pioneer Orville Wright.

Orville Wright was one of the Wright brothers who successfully flew their airplane in December 1903 in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

The holiday also pays tribute to other innovators of flight in both air and space.

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