Today in History: December 17

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Today in History: December 17

December 17, 2013 Updated Dec 17, 2013 at 11:39 AM CDT

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.