Birthdays in History in April 1892

  • Apr 6 Donald Wills Douglas, American aircraft pioneer (McConnell Douglas)
  • Apr 8 Richard Neutra, American architect (d. 1970)
  • Apr 10 Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist (Rassenkunde)
  • Apr 13 Arthur Harris, Cheltenham, Marshal of the RAF

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Apr 13 Robert Watson-Watt, Scottish physicist (pioneered radar and radio direction finding), born in Brechin, Scotland (d. 1973)

Physicist and Radar Pioneer Robert Watson-Watt
Physicist and Radar Pioneer
Robert Watson-Watt
  • Apr 14 Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian
  • Apr 15 Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author and Holocaust survivor (d. 1983)
  • Apr 15 Theo Osterkamp, World War I and World War II German fighter pilot (d. 1975)
  • Apr 17 Jean PJC Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist
  • Apr 22 Vernon Johns, American civil rights activist (d. 1965)
  • Apr 23 Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Voort], Flemish writer
  • Apr 23 Richard Huelsenbeck, German Dada writer, born in born in Frankenau, Hessen-Nassau (d. 1974)
  • Apr 27 Louis Victor de Broglie, French quantum physicist (studied electrons, Nobel Prize 1929), born in Dieppe, France (d. 1987)
  • Apr 28 Joseph Dunninger, American mentalist (Amazing Dunninger), born in NYC, New York