Wilbur Wright

NAME: Wilbur Wright

BORN: April 16, 1867

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:

(born, Millville,Indiana);
hometown...Dayton, Ohio (Montgomery County)

OCCUPATION: aviator, inventor

DIED: May 30, 1912

FAST FACTS:

The Wright Brothers achieved the first successful airplane flight on December 17, 1903, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Orville Wright was the pilot of the historic flight. In 1909, the brothers received a United States Army contract for the world's first military aircraft.