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On this day: August 8

POSTED: 03:25 PM PDT Aug 06, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 07, 2013 

Napoleon goes into exile, Wrigley gets lights, the "Dream Team" clinches gold in Barcelona, and the United States' debt rating takes a hit, all on this day.

OTD August 8 - Wilbur Wright
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Wright State University

1908: Wilbur Wright makes his first flight at a race course at Le Mans, France. It is the Wright Brothers' first public flight.

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