December 17: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History


(December 17, 1903)
Brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright flew an aeroplane for the first time on this date in 1903 near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Orville flew 120 feet (36.6 metres) in 12 seconds. photo source:

(Died on December 17, 2020)
Jeremy Bullock, English actor (b. 1945).

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