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The Seventeenth of December

Updated: Jan 4


December 17th: Themes for celebration and contemplation


If you are looking for some themes and points of interest to add to your advent countdown, the Bulldogz Christmas spirit is in full flow and we can provide you with some of the fun, serious and little known points of celebration for each day on this magical countdown.

December 17

Wright Brothers Day

This is a United States celebration initiated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1959 to commemorate the fact brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright first flew in a mechanically propelled plane on this day in 1903.

The Smithsonian Museum have a wealth of Wright Brothers teaching resources for various age groups here.

But there are legion teaching resources available across the internet on this topic and the google search page can be found here

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