A memorial in honour of Colonel Samuel Cody will be unveiled in Farnborough today.
These pictures show the aviator during the first British powered flight. The flight lasted 27 seconds and covered a distance of 1,390ft over Farnborough Common.
He was killed in a flying accident exactly 100 years ago.
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Thunderstorms and heavy downpours caused flooding across the Meridian region yesterday. Some residents have been evacuated from their homes.
A bright start with sunny spells for much of the day. Becoming cloudy with rain later.
Pollen levels are very high