Wilbur Wright is born near Millville, Indiana.
The Wright Brothers made a small model helicopter.
A sports injury leads to health problems that prevent Wilbur from attending college.
The Wrights manufacture their own bicycles, the "St. Clair" and the "Van Cleve." The bike business is profitable.
Wilbur devises an aerodynamic control system for aircraft and builds a kite to test it.
The Wright brothers make the first controlled, sustained powered flights at Kitty Hawk.
Wilbur Wright dies at the age of 45 of typhoid in Dayton, Ohio.