Orville WrightBorn: 1871
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio
Flying machine—The Wright brothers achieved the first powered, sustained and controlled flight of a heavier than air machine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903. (1975)Died: 1948
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