Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Today in History: April 16

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  1. I'm going to echo Paul A.'s comment from yesterday. Even though there are seldom comments on them, "This day in History" is appreciated.

    I read the story of the Wright Brothers to my children a few years ago. I hadn't realized until then how much they had to go back and reinvent a lot of the stuff that previous people had written about wings and lift and such.

  2. Thanks. For the Wright Brothers, I recommend reading Visions Flying Machine, by Peter Jakab (22 used & new from $3.95 at Amazon). It's part of my high school bookshelf.


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