Wilbur was born
April 16, 1867
Move from Milville, Indianna to Dayton, Ohio
Orville was born
August 19, 1871
West Side News newspaper begins to publish weekly
March 1, 1889
The Wright brother's mother died
July 4 1889
Orville drops out of high school
April 30, 1890
Wright Cycle Company opens
The brothers started a weekly magazine
October 20, 1894
Orville invented a machine that could multiply and add
Orville almost died from typhoid
The brothers built a biplane kite to test "wind-warping".
Wilbur wrote a letter to the Smithsonian for info on flight experiments
The first attempt of a propelled flight, the pane crashed and was destroyed
December 14, 1903
Orville flew the plane for 12 seconds and about 120 feet
December 17, 1903
The brothers moved to Huffman Prairie, Ohio so they could be closer to home
The brother's French and German patent was granted
The brothers made a plane that was able to fly for about 39 minutes.
The brothers joined the Aero club of America
The brother's patent from the U.S. was granted
May 22, 1906
Charles W. Furnas was the first passenger who flew in a plane.
May 14, 1908
Wilbur arrived in Paris to demonstrate the Write plane.
May 29, 1908
Lt. Thomas Selfridge was the first person who died in a propelled airplane.
September 17, 1908
Orville travels and finds the German and French Wright companies struggling
The Wright brother's father died
April 3, 1916
January 30, 1948