Wilbur Wright was born in Millville, Indiana in 1867; Orville in Dayton, Ohio in 1871.
A German court ruled the patent invalid due to prior disclosure in speeches by Wilbur Wright in 1901 and Octave Chanute in 1903.
Wilbur Wright fell ill on a trip to Boston in April 1912. After being diagnosed with typhoid fever, he died on May 30, 1912, at his family home in Dayton, Ohio. Milton Wright wrote later about his son in his diary: "A short life, full of consequences.Nov 21, 2017