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What Happened on April 13, 1892

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Harris, British RAF Commanding Chief known as "Bomber/Butcher Harris" for commanding the bombing campaign against Nazi Germany, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (d. 1984)

Person of interestRobert Watson-Watt

Robert Watson-Watt, Scottish physicist and developer of the radar and radio direction finding in WWII, born in Brechin, Scotland (d. 1973)

Physicist and Radar Pioneer Robert Watson-Watt
Physicist and Radar Pioneer
Robert Watson-Watt

1892 Highlights

About April 13, 1892

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries