- Encyclopedia of Creativity, Vol. 2, editors Mark A. Runco, Steven R. Pritzker. Academic Press, 1999. P. 721.
Adopted by IAU
May 30, 2019
Orville (1871–1948) and Wilbur (1867–1912), brothers, U.S. aviation pioneers who invented, built, and flew in 1903 the world’s first successful powered heavier-than-air flying machine (airplane) with a pilot aboard.