Two Star Trek legends, Gene Roddenberry and Jonathan Frakes, were born on this day in sci-fi history. Different years, of course, but let's not get ahead of ourselves ... because before there was Star Trek, there were space shuttles ... and before that, airplanes.
So, let's go back to the beginning real quick. Because it was on this day in 1871 that Orville Wright was born in Dayton, Ohio. He and his brother Wilbur would later go on to invent the airplane. And we're hoping it was as adorable as this: