Harry George Armstrong

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Birthday
17, 1899
Birthplace
South Dakota
Death Date
Feb 5, 1983 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1899
Birthplace
South Dakota
Death Date
Feb 5, 1983 (83)

About

American physician and Major General in the United States Air Force credited as a pioneer of space and aviation medicine.

Before Fame

He earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Louisville in 1925 and entered the Medical Corps Reserve the same year.

Trivia

He was the first to recognize the phenomenon now known as "The Armstrong Limit", which describes the altitude at which water boils at the temperature of the human body.

Family Life

He was married to Mary S.Armstrong.

Associated With

He and Clay Lacy are both members of the National Aviation Hall of Fame.