Dec. 15, 2012
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—Orville and Wilbur Wright make the first successful airplane flight, near Kitty Hawk, N.C.

Dec. 15, 1944—An airplane carrying popular bandleader Glenn Miller disappears over the English Channel. No trace of the crew, passengers or plane has ever been found.

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Dec. 15, 2012