Archive | December 17, 2012

U.S. Senate gains its only African American Senator: South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley appoints U.S. Representative Tim Scott

December 17, 2012

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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley appoints Representative Tim Scott to replace Senator Jim DeMint Reuters CHARLESTON, South Carolina – South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on Monday picked first-term Republican Representative Tim Scott to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican Jim DeMint. Speculation had centered on Scott, 47, as the likely replacement […]

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On this day December 17 in 1903 aviation changed forever

December 17, 2012

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On this day December 17 in 1903 aviation changed forever Dilemma X On this day December 17 in 1903 – The first successful gasoline-powered airplane flight took place in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Orville and Wilbur Wright made the flight. A 12 second, 120-foot flight that launched the Age of Aviation on Thursday, December […]

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