|Birth Day||August 19, 1871|
|Birth Place||Dayton, OH|
|Age||148 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 30, 1948 (age 76)|
Aviation pioneer who, with his brother, Wilbur Wright, invented three-axis control and flew the first successful, albeit brief, "flying machine" in 1903.
He dropped out of high school to pursue a career in the printing Business with his brother Wilbur.
He and his brother opened a bicycle repair shop in 1892.
His parents, Susan Koerner and Milton Wright, raised him with his six siblings. His father once gave him a toy helicopter invented by Alphonse Penaud.