National Aviation Day

Category: History
National Aviation Day in USA in 2022
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About National Aviation Day

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Dates of National Aviation Day
2023 USA Saturday, August 19thNational Aviation Day
2022 USA Friday, August 19thNational Aviation Day
2021 USA Thursday, August 19thNational Aviation Day
2020 USA Wednesday, August 19thNational Aviation Day
2019 USA Monday, August 19thNational Aviation Day
Summary
The National Aviation Day (August 19) is a United States national observation that celebrates the development of aviation.

In 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared Orville Wright's birthday as National Aviation Day. Why he chose to honor Orville over Wilbur is a mystery to historians, but it could have had something to do with the fact that Orville was still alive when FDR made the day official ... and Wilbur was not.

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