Category Archives: Wright Brothers

Happy Birthday, Orville (and Katharine)!

Did you know that Orville Wright and his younger sister Katharine share the same birthday? They were both born in Dayton, Ohio, on August 19th: Orville in 1871 and Katharine in 1874. Orville and Katharine would have shared many birthday … Continue reading






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All Wright Brothers Newspapers Now Online

We are pleased to announce that the much-anticipated digitization of the Wright Brothers Newspapers has been completed! All existing issues are now available online in CORE Scholar, Wright State University’s Campus Online Repository. The Wright Brothers operated a printing business … Continue reading






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McCullough inspires crowd of 800+ at Dayton Book Launch

The Dayton launch of David McCullough’s new book, The Wright Brothers, took place last night at Kettering Middle School. If you weren’t there, you missed a great event! After a great introduction by Amanda Wright Lane, great grandniece of the … Continue reading






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