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1894 – Born on July 14th in Ontario, Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force officer. 1915 – Breadner entered military service with the Royal Naval Air Service.          – Breadner left the family business in Ottawa to enlist in the Royal Naval Air Service. 1922 – After the conclusion of World War One, he left ..

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1891 – Oswald Boelcke was born in Giebichenstein, on the 19th of May. German aviator.          – He joined Telegraphen-Bataillon Nr. 3 in Koblenz as a Fahnenjunker (cadet officer). 1914 – Transferred to the Fliegertruppe in May.          – He received his pilot’s training at the school of the Halberstadt firm. He passed ..

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1872 – Born in Cambrai, on the 1st of July.          – He performed the first flight over a large body of water in a heavier-than-air craft.          – Louis Blériot studied engineering at the École Centrale Paris. 1900 – He built an ornithopter, a type of early aircraft designed to use wing-flapping ..

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1894 – William George Barker was born 3rd of November in Dauphin, Manitoba. 1914 – Barker joined the Canadian Mounted Rifles. 1916 – William George Barker spent a year in the trenches before transferring to the Royal Flying Corps in April. 1916 – He qualified as an observer and shot down his first enemy aircraft ..

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1897 – Born on November 5th in Goshen Springs, Mississippi. American aviator and military officer.          – He volunteered for aviation training a few weeks before receiving his commission as a second lieutenant and enlisted in the aviation section of the U.S. Army Signal Corps as a private first class. 1917 – After completing ..

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Italian aviator, blackshirt leader 1896 – Born on the 6th of June in in Quartesana, near Ferrara, Italy. 1923 – Charged with the murder of anti-fascist parish priest Giuseppe Minzoni in Argenta. 1924 – Fled to Rome, and became General Commander of the Fascist militia. 1925 – He served as undersecretary for National Economy. 1926 ..

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1959 – Born on December 25th in Plattsburgh, New York. American Mission Specialist Astronaut. 1977 – Graduated from Cheney High School in Cheney, Washington. 1981 – Received his bachelor of science degree in physics/astronomy from University of Washington.          – Anderson graduated form the University of Washington and was commissioned a second lieutenant. 1983 ..

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1895 – Count Laszlo Almasy was born in Borostyanko, Hungary on the 22th of August. 1921 – He worked as a representative of an Austrian car firm Steyr in Szombathely, Hungary and won many car races in their colors. 1926 – He developed an interest in the area of Egypt to Sudan along the Nile. ..

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1892 – John William Alcock was born in Seymour, Old Trafford, England on November 5, 1892. 1912 – He received his pilot’s certificate and joined the Royal Naval Air Service as an instructor. 1916 – He was posted to a wing group of the Eastern Mediterranean theatre based at Munros. 1919 – Departed St. John’s ..

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