The National Aviation Day

August 19, 2016

The holiday is celebrated on the annual basis on the August 19th. It is devoted to individuals who helped to lay the basis of the aviation in the United States.

The Wright brothers, the US inventors and engineers, have built the first successful airplane in the world, which made its trial flight on the 17th of December, 1903.

Celebration Process

A good celebration routine is to share and spread posts and facts with the tag of the “National Aviation Day”.

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Background

The holiday was established by President Roosevelt, who declared August 19 as a National Aviation Day, in 1939. The date was chosen as a day of birth of Orville Wright, one of the aforementioned famous brothers. The engineer was born on August 19th, 1871 and, in fact, still witnessed the proclamation of the law before dying 9 years later, in 1948. The law enforces all federal and government buildings and institution to raise the flag of the United States of America on the day and encourage US citizens to celebrate and organize activities related to the aviation, its technology, history, and pioneers.


 

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