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Archive for October 18th, 2011

On this day in 1900: Orville Wright, uncomfortably encamped at Kitty Hawk, writes his sister: “This is ‘just before the battle,’ sister, just before the squall begins. About two or three nights a week we have to crawl up at 10 or 11 o’clock to hold the tent down. When one of these 45-mile nor’easters […]

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