Today in History: December 17

December 17, 2013 Updated Dec 17, 2013 at 12:34 PM EDT

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Today in History: December 17

December 17, 2013 Updated Dec 17, 2013 at 12:34 PM EDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: Wright brothers conduct the first successful manned, powered flight of the airplane. U.S. test-fires the Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile; Simon Bolivar dies in Colombia; television's Tiny Tim marries his fiancee, Miss Vicky.

 

 

 

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