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1900 Chronology

1900 January 8 - .
  • Birth of Fillip Aleksandrovich Agaltsov - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Agaltsov. Russian officer. Air Force Deputy Commander-in-Chief 1958-1962. Directed the first selection of cosmonauts..

1900 January 24 - .
  • Birth of Arthur P Urbanski - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Urbanski. German-American engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter. As of 1960, Head of Mechanical Systems Analsysis Branch, Quality Division, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. Died at Huntsville..

1900 April 10 - .
  • Birth of Arnold O Beckman - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Beckman. American engineer, inventor and manufacturer of various analytical instruments..

1900 June 3 - .
  • Birth of Konstantin Andreyevich Vershinin - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Vershinin. Russian officer. Commander of Air Force 1957-1969..

1900 June 12 - .
  • Birth of Wallace Reed Brode - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Brode. American scientist. Associate director of the National Bureau of Standards 1947-1958..

1900 July 10 - .
  • Birth of Theodore Buchhold - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Buchhold. German professor. Member of the German Rocket Team in the United States after WW2. German expert in guided missiles during WW2. As of January 1947, working at Fort Bliss, Texas. Died at Wiesbaden, Germany..

1900 July 29 - .
  • Birth of Mikhail Klavdiyevich Tikhonravov - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Tikhonravov. Pioneering Soviet engineer and space visionary. Designer at Nll-4 and Korolev design bureau. Leader in development of Sputnik and Vostok spacecraft. Also performed early ICBM work and was pioneering rocketeer at GIRD and Nll-3..

1900 August 24 - .
  • Birth of Rudolf Hackh - . Nation: France, Germany. Related Persons: Hackh. German engineer. Member of German Rocket Team in France after WW2..

1900 August 28 - .
  • Birth of Oswald Putze - . Nation: Germany, Russia. Related Persons: Putze. German graduate engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the Soviet Union, worked on rocket engine development in Glushko's design bureau from 1947 to 1952. Worked in Manufacturing; Dept. 61/Shop 55..

1900 September 11 - .
  • Birth of Semyon Alekseyevich Lavochkin - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Lavochkin bureau. Russian chief designer. Chief Designer of OKB-301 1937-1960.

1900 November 18 - .
  • Birth of George B Kistiakowsky - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Kistiakowsky. American chemist, associated with the development of the atomic bomb, and later an advocate of banning nuclear weapons..

1900 December 18 - .
  • Birth of Benjamin Chidlaw - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chidlaw. American officer. Deputy, Material Command, 1945-1949; commanded several USAF research and development organizations 1949-1955..


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