William Higinbotham bio

Birth Name: William Higinbotham

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Connecticut

Date Of Birth: October25, 1910

Date Of Death: November 10, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Higinbotham was born on the 25th of October, 1910. He was known for being a Physicist. American physicist who was a member of the team at Los Alamos National Laboratory that developed the first nuclear bomb and who later became a leader in the nonproliferation movement.

William Higinbotham was born in Connecticut. He earned his undergraduate degree from Williams College in 1932 before working on the radar system at MIT from 1941 to 1943. In 1958, he created Tennis for Two, the first interactive analog computer game and one of the first electronic games to use a graphical display.

William Higinbotham was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Higinbotham was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

William Higinbotham is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Higinbotham was born in the Year of the Dog.

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REAL NAME:William Higinbotham
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Zodiac Sign: William Higinbotham was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: William Higinbotham was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: William Higinbotham had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

William Higinbotham’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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