TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 7/17/23 – WRONG WAY CORRIGAN DAY!

He took off from Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennet Field on July 17, 1938, heading for Long Beach, California in a beat up Curtiss Robin OX-5 monoplane, but somehow landed 28 hours later in Ireland, making today NATIONAL WRONG WAY CORRIGAN DAY! Douglas Corrigan was a 30 year-old high school dropout who had been working as an aircraft […]

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