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June 17th, 1933...

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TIME Magazine: Ferdinand Pecora

(TIME Cover: June the 12th, 1933)

 Famous people born on the 17th of June:

1239 - King Edward I of England (d. 1307)
1682 - King Charles XII of Sweden (d. 1718)
1818 - Charles Gounod, French composer (d. 1893)
1882 - Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (d. 1971)
1942 - Mohamed ElBaradei, Egyptian International Atomic Energy Agency director, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1945 - Eddy Merckx, Belgian cyclist
1946 - Barry Manilow, American musician
1980 - Venus Williams, American tennis player

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1933

Erwin Schrödinger

with Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory

Berlin University - Berlin, Germany

Photo: nobelprize.org

Designed in 1933

The PH 41/2/3 floor lamp
by Poul Henningsen


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