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May 5th, 1932...

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TIME Magazine: Charles A. Lindbergh Jr.

(TIME Cover: May the 2nd, 1932)

 Famous people born on the 5th of May:

867 - Uda, Emperor of Japan (d. 931)
1210 - King Afonso III of Portugal (d. 1279)
1747 - Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1792)
1813 - Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher (d. 1855)
1818 - Karl Marx, German political philosopher (d. 1883)
1826 - Empress Eugenie of France, wife of Napoleon III (d. 1920)
1903 - James Beard, American chef and cookbook writer (d. 1985)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1932

Werner Karl Heisenberg

for the creation of quantum mechanics, the application of which has, inter alia, led to the discovery of the allotropic forms of hydrogen

Leipzig University - Leipzig, Germany

Photo: nobelprize.org

Designed in 1932

The Coat stand, model no. B132
by Emile Guyot


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