Dec. 17, 2011
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

  • Dec. 16, 1773 - The Boston Tea Party.
  • Dec. 17, 1903 - Near Kitty Hawk, N.C., brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright make the first successful man-powered airplane flight.
  • Dec. 19, 1843 - Charles Dickens' yuletide tale A Christmas Carol is published in Britian.
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Dec. 17, 2011