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    Wilbur Wright was born on April 16, 1867, near Millville, Indiana. He was the middle child in a family of five children. His father, Milton Wright, was a bishop in the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. His mother was Susan Catherine Koerner. The family later moved to Dayton, Ohio. As a child Wilbur’s playmate was his younger brother, Orville...

    Always working on different mechanical projects and keeping up with scientific research, the Wright brothers closely followed the research of German aviator Otto Lilienthal. When Lilienthal died in a glider crash, the brothers decided to start their own experiments with flight. Determined to develop their own successful design, Wilbur and Orville h...

    In France, Wilbur found a much more receptive audience. He made many public flights, and gave rides to officials, journalists and statesmen. In 1909 Orville joined his brother in Europe, as did their younger sister Katharine. The Wrights became huge celebrities there, hosted by royals and heads of state, and constantly featured in the press. The Wr...

    Wilbur fell ill on a trip to Boston in April 1912. He was diagnosed with typhoid fever, and died on May 30 at his family home in Dayton, Ohio. Milton Wright wrote in his diary, “A short life, full of consequences. An unfailing intellect, imperturbable temper, great self-reliance and as great modesty, seeing the right clearly, pursuing it steadily, ...

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  3. Nov 22, 2004 · December 17, 1903: Orville and Wilbur Wright made history over a century ago on the sands of Kitty Hawk, NC, when they successfully flew the flying machine that they had built. With Orville at the controls, it was the first time man had flown in a powered aircraft. Videos Page 1 of 1 Start Over Videos for related products 0:29

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