Today In science history:

On May 22nd, 1906, Orville and Wilbur right were granted the patent for their first flying machine!

The Wright Brothers invented and built the worlds first working motor-operated plane!

The were self taught and learned their mechanical skills in their workshop where they studied printing presses, bicycles, and motors.

Check out this great article from the Smithsonian about their first plane!

https://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/wright-brothers/online/fly/1903/