This Day in History

The Wright Brothers Achieve Powered Flight

On this groundbreaking day in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved the first powered, controlled, and sustained flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. This event marked the dawn of aviation.

Panama Declares Independence from Colombia

On this day, Panama officially declared its independence from Colombia, marking a significant step towards nationhood. This event paved the way for the construction of the Panama Canal, a monumental engineering feat that transformed global trade routes.