Proclamation 5919 -- Wright Brothers Day, 1988
the President of the
years ago, above the sound of North Carolina's pounding surf, above the
chattering of the sea gulls and terns, came the sound
of progress; for over the sandy dunes of
The Congress, by a joint resolution approved December 17, 1963 (77 Stat. 402; 36 U.S.C. 169), has designated the seventeenth day of December of each year as ``Wright Brothers Day'' and requested the President to issue annually a proclamation inviting the people of the United States to observe that day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.
Now, Therefore, I, Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim December 17, 1988, as Wright Brothers Day, and I call upon the people of the United States to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities, both to recall the achievements of the Wright Brothers and to stimulate aviation in this country and throughout the world.
Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this fifth day of December, in the
year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-eight, and of the
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