• Wilbur's birth

    Wilbur Wright is born in Millville, Indiana.
  • Orville's birth

    Orville Wright is born in Dayton, Ohio.
  • Inspiration strikes

    Wilbur and Orville get a flying toy from their father that is said to be the brothers insperation to want to conquer the skys.
  • The cycle shop

    The brothers open "The Wright Cycle Shop" in Dayton, ohio, where they make a living selling bicycles.
  • Kitty Hawk

    The brothers set uo camp at Kittty Hawk during their first visit.
  • The wind tunnel

    The brothers build a wind tunnel that helps reveal the secrets of the wind and lead them to change the air prssure tables of flying.
  • The first flight

    Orville makes the first man powered flight in the Kill Devil Hills of Kitty Hawk, NC. It laststed 12 seconds and went 120 feet. Later that day Wilbur made an astonishing flight lasting 59 seconds and spanning 85 feet.
  • The plane is patented

    The Wright brothers flying machine is patented.
  • Wilbur's death

    Wilbur Wright dies in Dayton, Ohio.
  • Orville's death

    Orville Wright dies in Dayton, Ohio.