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September 16th, 1934...

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TIME Magazine: Donald R. Richberg

(TIME Cover: September the 10th, 1934)

 Famous people born on the 16th of September:

1387 - King Henry V of England (d. 1422)
1507 - Jiajing, Emperor of China (d. 1567)
1782 - Daoguang, Emperor of China (d. 1850)
1853 - Albrecht Kossel, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1927)
1924 - Lauren Bacall, American actress
1925 - B. B. King, American musician
1927 - Peter Falk, American actor
1941 - Richard Perle, American political advisor
1948 - Kenny Jones, English rock drummer (The Small Faces - The Who)
1956 - David Copperfield, American magician
1956 - Mickey Rourke, American actor

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1934

Harold Clayton Urey

for their discovery of heavy hydrogen

Columbia University - New York, NY, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1934

It Happened One Night
directed by Frank Capra
with Clark Gable (Peter Warne) and Claudette Colbert (Ellie Andrews)

Designed in 1934

The Zig-Zag chair
by Gerrit Rietveld


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