What Happened on February 12, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


CommunicationHistoric Communication

First secret demonstration of radio signals detecting aircraft by Robert Watson-Watt at Daventry, England

Physicist and Radar Pioneer Robert Watson-Watt
Physicist and Radar Pioneer
Robert Watson-Watt
  • Great airship, USS Macon, crashes into Pacific Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene McDaniels, US vocalist, bandleader and actor (Young Swingers)
  • Ken Still, American professional golfer, born in Tacoma, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste Escoffier, French chef and writer (Le Guide Culinaire), dies at 88