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Wright Brothers Day is every December 17th.
History Of Wright Brothers Day:
- 1933 DECEMBER 11. Gov. Miriam A. Ferguson, of Texas, proclaims December 17 as National Aviation Day in Texas in honor of the Wright brothers.
- 1943 OCTOBER 5. Gov. J. Melville Broughton, of North Carolina, proclaims December 17 as Kitty Hawk Day and as a day of tribute to the Wright brothers.
- 1953 DECEMBER 14–17. Nationwide celebration of 50th anniversary concludes with a four-day observance at Kill Devil Hill, sponsored by the Kill Devil Hills Memorial Society, the National Park Service, Air Force Association, and the North Carolina 50th Anniversary Commission.
- 1959 AUGUST 31. Representative Joseph W. Martin, Jr., of Massachusetts, introduces H.J. Res. 513, designating December 17, 1959, as “Wright Brothers Day.” Resolution passes House September 3 and Senate September 9.
- SEPTEMBER 21. President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaims December 17, 1959, as “Wright Brothers Day.”
- 1963 DECEMBER 17. House Joint Resolution 335, passed by House on October 7 and by the Senate on December 6, approved and proclaimed by President Lyndon B. Johnson, designating the 17th day of December of each year as “Wright Brothers Day.”
- 1967 DECEMBER 6. President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaims December 17, 1967, as Wright Brothers Day.
- 1968 DECEMBER 16. President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaims December 17, 1968, as Wright Brothers Day.
- 1969 DECEMBER 11. President Richard M. Nixon proclaims December 17, 1969, as Wright Brothers Day.
- 1970 DECEMBER 10. President Richard M. Nixon proclaims December 17, 1970, as Wright Brothers Day.