Full Name: Wilbur Wright
Why Famous: Known for inventing and building the world's first successful airplane with his brother Orville Wright.
Born: April 16, 1867
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Millville, Indiana, USA
Died: May 30, 1912 (aged 45)
Cause of Death: Typhoid fever
Historical Events in the Life of Wilbur Wright
- 1904-09-20 Orville & Wilbur Wright fly a circle in their Flyer II
- 1905-10-05 Orville and Wilbur Wright's "Flyer III" flight 38.5 km in 38.3"