Father of the Australian aircraft industry. He received the Oswald Watt Gold Medal.His name adorned The Wackett Aerospace Centre, which was focused on aerospace-related science and technology.His impact on Australian aviation benefited Harry Houdini, who flew the first-ever airplane in Australia.BEFORE FAME
He served in the Australian Army and received a degree from the Royal Military College.PERSONAL LIFE
He grew up in Townsville, Queensland, with his family.FUN FACTS
Entrepreneur Lawrence Wackett were born on Thursday, in a leap year, birthstone is Garnet, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of , Today is the birthday of Lawrence Wackett.