Wilbur Wright, left, and his brother Orville of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned powered-airplane flights near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer, on Dec. 17, 1903.
Wilbur Wright, left, and his brother Orville of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned powered-airplane flights near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer, on Dec. 17, 1903. File photo
Wilbur Wright, left, and his brother Orville of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned powered-airplane flights near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer, on Dec. 17, 1903. File photo

Today in history: Highlights from Dec. 17 in history

December 17, 2014 12:02 AM