Wright Brothers Flight

Kitty Hawk, NC

1903-Wright BrosThe Wright Brothers pilot the first powered airplane in Kitty Hawk, NC. The first flight lasted only 12 seconds and spanned 120 feet, but the aviation innovation would eventually shrink our planet, allowing people to travel anywhere in the world in a matter of hours.

World Population : 170,060,000

Key:   1,000,000 People    1,000,000 People (Annotated)    Milestone

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